Grain Silo House Home

Christoph Kaiser, a talented architect, took on a 1950s-era grain silo for his latest project, converting it into a luxurious modern home fit for a magazine. The home is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and the corrugated-steel silo was tall enough to build a two-story dwelling within its cylindrical walls, complete with modern decor. It all began when Kaiser purchased a dismantled 1955 grain silo online from a Kansas farmer, and after arriving, modifications were made during the reassembly process – including custom doors / windows, 10-inches of spray insulation, and a fresh paint job. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Grain Silo Home Conversion
Grain Silo Home Conversion
Grain Silo Home Conversion
Grain Silo Home Conversion
Grain Silo Home Conversion

“When creating the silo’s interior, Kaiser took a cue from the shape of the building. Cabinets, counters, and even couches are curved to enhance the tiny space. Everything�with the exception of two Eames Wire Chairs�is custom built, and he used $350 worth of scrap walnut plank flooring to help keep his decorating costs low. A wood and black steel staircase leads from the living area to a cozy loft bedroom, which has an operable skylight that’s set within the cone-shaped roof. This gives the structure an airy feel, making it seem much larger than its 340-square-foot size,” according to My Modern Met.