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.
Water cascades and courses offer a unique and inimitable look to the home as they greet you every time you move between the main section of the residence and the private wings. Stone and wood complement the use of glass while stylish décor a modern kitchen and interesting art work give the home an exclusive appeal. Throw in the sleek fireplace warm lighting and a lush green garden and you have a complete and tasteful modern residence.
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:
Ready for a showpiece that will knock your socks off?! Introducing the Vail Grant House a home designed by Brooks + Scarpa Architects and built from prefabricated structural concrete insulating panels. As noted on The Daily Green these panels (SCIPS) are constructed from 60% recycled material such as wire mesh made from recycled auto parts.
Adding more charm to this mesmerizing home there’s also a small pool to make those sunny summer days more bearable and a fancy terrace to enjoy a cold beer with the family in the evenings or a good cup of coffee in the morning while reading the news. Saying that this is a dream home is nothing but an understatement. Not sure about you but we’ve just been left drooling …
We begin with modular housing from Coodo which features a range of dwellings from open-air structures to residential buildings. In the foreground below we see Pavilion which can be used for public events as well as for private shelter: