The spacious dining room a modern kitchen a home bar and plush bedrooms await you inside. The patio with an open fireplace a refreshing pool and plenty of deck space allows you to enjoy many an evening outside while taking in the numerous sights and sounds of the surrounding landscape.
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:
In fact the homes on wheels featured in today’s post are not grand in scale. They’re not over-the-top in terms of style. And they’re anything but fancy inside. But here’s the appeal: they are cleverly designed to maximize space. And there’s something special about a dwelling that can be easily transported opening a world of possibilities…
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.
When people think of Peru the first thing that comes to mind is an exotic land with iconic images of the renowned ‘Inca Trail’ in the forefront. But there is a lot more to this quickly developing South American nation than just mystic aura of a civilization lost in time.
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.
When you mention Texas one can’t help but think of oil rigs amazing cattle farms tycoons and a rather arid landscape. But keeping away from the culture of “bigger better and faster” the Hill Country residence in Austin has our thirst for architectural design fulfilled.