Technically our next featured dwelling isn’t a house–it’s a hotel! The Gruene Homestead Inn in New Braunfels Texas is billed as “one of the most distinctive units available” at the inn. And this unit is the equivalent of a one-bedroom loft apartment built into a 1940s grain silo.
This apartment structure has a high level of factory-based assembly. The result: the handy ability to be relocated easily. Would you expect anything less from today’s featured modular housing?
At the entrance a wooden staircase with a unique design is the main focal point. The huge living room invites to a warm and cozy environment where huge floor-to-ceiling windows create a flawless transition between the and the. Folks from Belzberg Architects where right on spot to use to meet the client’s need for a
The kitchen celebrates the corrugated metal construction of the silo complementing the cool silver tones with warm wooden cabinets. Metallic drawer pulls and handles tie it all together:
We have always maintained that renovating or revamping an existing home is a far more difficult task than designing a brand new home. Creating a gorgeous and contemporary extension for a home located in an historic neighborhood is a far more demanding proposition.
The Oil Silo Home’s interior is no less impressive than its exterior. Would you have expected a rendering with anything but modern decor?! Clean-lined sofas add comfort and sleek style while an indoor garden is the ultimate green statement:
The dwelling’s bathroom continues the wood and tile motif adding decadent elements such as his-and-hers sinks. Even though it’s in the middle of a silo this powder room features signature hotel room flourishes such as an abundance of plush washcloths and towels: