Inspiration: Grain Bin Houses

Inspiration: Grain Bin Houses

Stephanie Kinnear
May 20, 2009

It is truly amazing to see how some people are able to fashion beautiful homes out of such ordinary, utilitarian objects. We were so impressed when Trent blogged the Monte-Silo House a few months ago — we had no idea that building houses out of grain silos was a thing ...

Over at Mother Earth News, there are images of a number of homes built from old grain bins. Some are far more rustic than others. Some are shiny and modern. All of them take an old, recyclable structure and turn it into something truly useful.

We're blown away by these people's ingenuity. Just take a look at the inside of the house we pictured above the jump:

According to the article, used silos are often for sale on Craigslist. And they're cheap. The possibilities are pretty fantastic.

Image: motherearthnews.com

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