Our last featured upcycled silo home is not made from a silo that holds grain. In fact this home was designed from a silo used to hold oil. Introducing the Oil Silo Home designed by PinkCloud.dk. The concept for this home involves recycling oil silos and turning them into affordable housing. Below we see the home envisioned with the help of a variety of software programs.
Architecture studio Nixon Tulloch Fortey was faced with a job of adding a modern extension to a Victorian home in South Yarra Australia. They successfully completed this job with the addition of some bold design elements a splash of color and a touch of modern minimalism!
The next featured collection of dwellings is a series of modular apartments located in Japan. Built by Sankyo Frontier Co. Ltd. these residences are constructed from units that have been subjected to strength and water tightness tests. Not to mention wall ceiling and floor insulation and soundproofing have been enhanced in compliance with the Revised Building Standards Law.
When you mention Texas one can’t help but think of oil rigs amazing cattle farms tycoons and a rather arid landscape. But keeping away from the culture of “bigger better and faster” the Hill Country residence in Austin has our thirst for architectural design fulfilled.
Upstairs on the wooden staircase and we leave the rocky world behind. That’s where the bedrooms are. Neat rich in details and inviting the rooms are decorated to suit a purpose — relaxation.