21 Oct '16, 3am

Grain Silo Converted Into a Unique Home

Grain Silo Converted Into a Unique Home

“Home” is not the first thought that pops into most people’s minds when they notice a grain silo, yet for a newlywed couple from Phoenix, Arizona that’s pretty much what happened. Architect Christoph Kaiser and stylist Shauna Thibault originally bought the silo so taht Christoph could use it to store his tools, but once it arrived, they decided to make it their home instead. Quite a novel idea, but the result is striking and quite impressive. Their new home measures 366 sq ft (34 sq m) and they designed and built it by themselves. This took more than a year and a half, mostly since a lot of the cabinetry and furnishings were constructed by Christoph himself, because it had to be custom made in order to fit into the round silo. They left the interior as open as possible, with only the bathroom separated off from the rest of the space by a cabinet door. The ground level feat...

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