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:
Spotted on designboom the project located in a private ski club in Collingwood is a lavish contemporary residence that allows its owners to enjoy the nearby skiing grounds to the hilt while draped in luxury. With large and open interiors clad in lovely wooden flooring and pristine white the idea has been to bring a perfect romantic escape from a hectic life.
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.
As noted on the Brooks + Scarpa website this home seamlessly blends with the hillside merging the natural and the artificial in the most intriguing of ways. Luis Vasquez is the project’s engineer and he worked his magic with the architects to create a property that has won the AIA Los Angeles NextLA Award as well as the honor of being exhibited at the National Building Museum’s “Liquid Stone Exhibit” in Washington D.C.
And now the big question: Could you live in a modular home? If so would it be a summer place or would it be your permanent dwelling? Or perhaps you’d simply enjoy a modular structure in the garden for a little contemporary shelter on a sunny day. Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below…
Some of the most sought after features in a modern residence are clean and well defined form ergonomic interiors and a view to die for from its vast confines. Designed with a sense of ‘flowing philosophy’ by Stuart Silk Architects the Washington Park Hilltop Residence tries to amalgamate both varied styles and visual textures into one beautiful home.
Below we see the finished product which features a smart load panel that uploads real-time data about the home’s energy consumption. Silo House consists of three cylinders–one for the bedroom one for the kitchen and one for the living room: