Grain Silo–Converted Into Home

Grain Silo’s are often left abandoned after the demise of a farm or the farm itself changes the way it works. But why destroy them why not create a beautiful contemporary home from one?

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Out in the Midwest of the U.S. you will find this contemporary designed home but what is rather unique is the use of two silo’s to create the home. Does show how you can create a silo house and it doesn’t look odd. If anything it seems to give the thought of “what a good idea”.

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Although designed for a single man to live in its also got space for guests and family visiting. The natural design of the silo also means that there is not only great views throughout the home but also a lot of natural light is able to travel through.

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The downside being that everything has to be custom made and as a carpenter myself I wouldn’t have any issue in building the home but I know if your not into DIY this could be rather expensive for some.

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The metal interior of the silo adds a bit of interest to the kitchen area with its original metal work exposed. Adds a bit of a sheen to the kitchen.

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How many kids would love a rounded bed like these? Not only that it does give a bit of a quiet space for reading or taking a time out.

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Great home and a great idea, I am sure its got some others thinking “where are the nearest silo’s?”