Grain Silo House Concept

About: I am a third year Architecture student who is interested in art, design and engineering. I am always looking for new projects and new ways to build things, and always enjoy Instructables because it is a gre...

Intro: Grain Silo House Concept

Time for a very short Instructable!

These are two drawings out of my sketchbook, created as a small assignment for my portfolio class this year.  The main image depicts the outside of a residence built from a barn silo.  The second image depicts the 4th storey, the bedroom, and the staircase leading up to the walkway under the glassed in dome on the very top of the silo.  The idea for this design is that because you are reusing an existing structure you can save materials, time, and money during construction.  Drawings first rough sketched in pencil, than traced with permanent drawing markers and colored in with warm and cool grays. 

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    very cool. Nice to see someone using their mind, rather than copying stuff in sketchup!