As we zoom in to get a close-up of the home’s exterior would you ever imagine that the inside of this place boasts Ponderosa pine ceilings bamboo flooring and even a kitchenette with marble counter tops? Then again given the ingenuity of the home’s designers is it really a surprise that this dwelling would be as spectacular on the inside as it is on the outside?
Nestled in a hilly terrain and surrounded by a lush green canopy the home sports tasteful and sophisticated interiors which are as appealing as the view outside. A beautiful metallic staircase connects the outdoors directly with the lavish terrace space that promises unabated views of both the woods and the city skyscrapers in the distance.
Silo House was created by Cornell University for the Solar Decathlon competition hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal: “to design build and operate the most attractive effective and energy-efficient solar-powered house.”
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:
The first thing that comes to mind when entering the large hallways and the enormous open-space rooms is that can be achieved. Everything is so well organized. From the outdoor landscape that seems depicted from a Photoshop picture to the sophisticated furniture which compliments every room in the house you’re in a dream place filled with natural light. On top of this the feeling of airiness blends well with the needed privacy.
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:
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