This was achieved by employing along with aesthetic interiors and a fine balance of various building materials to create the desired outcome. The house uses a fine blend of wood and stone to create a semi-minimalist interior that are clad in gentle and sober shades. It has all-white walls that bring out the natural beauty and warmth of wood to perfection while the décor and furnishings have also been kept pristine to further accentuate this effect.
One of the striking features of the home is its extensive use of glass for the top level that gives those inside gorgeous views of snowy slopes in winter and lush green canopy in the summer months. With no beams or dividing walls being employed the vacation home has a ‘barn like’ atmosphere that is uncluttered and uncomplicated. The top floor sports the living and dining spaces that are all connected visually on one level while the bottom level of the home offers ample privacy.
The Blue Crest model (shown below) consists of two modules resulting in a 4-bedroom 2 1/2-bath residence that includes a screened porch a garage and a deck:
The home’s rounded shape maximizes the collection of solar energy. The Oil Silo Home is designed to house three families: a 2-person young family a 4-person nuclear family and 6-person multi-generational family. If many of the home’s inhabitants were on the balconies or descending the stairs at the same time it might look a little something like this…
The interior of the home boasts features such as custom cabinets and pinewood flooring. In addition to the kitchen this 130 square-foot home includes a bathroom a living room and a loft (not included in the square footage). Side note: the walls of the home feature painted hardboard and the ceiling is crafted from maple plywood.
Next we get a glimpse of the home’s interior which features modern accents impressive windows and a wooden staircase. Zoning codes required that the building be lower toward the street yet it could increase in height as the land moved away from the road. The result a dwelling the grows in height as you move up the hillside. The home is located in the Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles.
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.