Pensmore Story On Today Show 2011

Pensmore Story On Today Show 2011


from NBC News this is today with Matt Lauer and man curry live from Studio 1a in Rockefeller Plaza and good morning welcome to today on a Wednesday morning I’m Matt Lauer and I’m Ann Curry Jessa had the 72 thousand square foot mansion being built out of concrete in Missouri up next the mystery surrounding the massive 72 thousand square foot concrete mansion that is now rising in Missouri we’re going to take inside one of the largest homes ever built in the US right after this back now at 7:48 with an inside look at the mega mansion being built in the Ozarks the 72,000 square foot home that’s right 72,000 square foot home is the source of many rumors our Hollywood stars moving in could it be a bunker for homeland security while NBC’s Kevin Tibbles is in Highland Ville Missouri with the tales on this hey you have some answers Kevin good morning and you can just imagine the rumors people wondering what are they doing way up there on the hill well this is what they’ve been doing they’ve been building pensmore a modern-day state-of-the-art energy-efficient disaster proof castle rising from an isolated hilltop high in the Ozarks a massive concrete mansion unlike any other soon to be one of the four largest homes in America it’s name is pensmore pensmore is a loosely derived contraction from the French root for thinking pins and the awkward form or more false more pen score ends more pencil and there’s probably been more thinking put into the construction of this palatial estate than ever all the brainchild of successful software entrepreneur Steven Huff who designed pensmore to be state-of-the-art how much concrete is going to be poured here well several thousand yards of concrete pensmore will be one of the largest disaster resistant homes in the country it is not far from Joplin Missouri devastated by a tornado this past spring pensmore is made from an innovative concrete additive with millions of tiny pieces of wire mixed in reinforcing it against anything from an f5 tornado to a bomb blast it makes the concrete much stronger so I guess you’re thinking heating and cooling a house this immense would probably bankrupt you I know it would me except pence mower is so energy efficient they’re not planning on spending a dime plastic tubes sneaking through the insulated concrete walls will carry a liquid antifreeze of sorts all powered by solar energy either to cool or heat the enormous house at 72,000 square feet pensmore is bigger than the White House bigger than the Hearst Castle and just shy of Buckingham Palace and all made of concrete so when people think concrete they think they think ugly but this won’t look like a bunker the exterior when finished will resemble a French chateau and Huff’s daughter Susan is in charge of decorating the interior all 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms we’re rather down-to-earth we’re not swanky people we just want a traditional look on the inside pensmore is so big so inventive so cutting-edge that people started speculating about just what was going on up there on the hill first theory that we heard was the movie star theory after that it escalated to aliens extraterrestrials actually Brad Pitt does hail from nearby Springfield Missouri but no he and Angelina and the kids won’t be moving in neither will et and his alien buddies but there will be a little girl running around have six-year-old granddaughter Lucille you think your grandpa will let you have a playroom mmm yeah does he always say yes whenever you ask him for stuff and pens more playroom and all is on schedule to be completed by late 2013 is there anything you forgot I knew that I wouldn’t have forgotten and guys Steven Hoff became so enamored with this new insulated concrete technology ended up buying the company and building pens more out of it to test it all but of course he hopes for the future that they’re going to be able to build more energy efficient and safer schools hospitals someday maybe even homes I’m now standing in the Great Hall and I’ve got to tell you guys I’ve already got my dibs on this I know exactly what kind of sort of you know kiss posters and stuff I’m going to put on the wall with you of the Ozarks all right Kevin thank you so you’re the Ozarks is spectacular you


5 thoughts on “Pensmore Story On Today Show 2011

  1. 💘 I own Victoria Secret this looks like a good place to build a castle. Thank you Stephen Hough and Buddy. You can start building the addition the rest of the blueprint the other half And I have party with diplomats

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