Tag: silo

Look at this weird place in DC! Fenced off from the public but still visible to the naked eye. It was the old site of the McMillan Sand Filtration Site.

I don’t know how I missed this video from Palladium Boots, but I’m glad I just watched it. The video is a fascinating look at old 60s-era missile silos and how some of them are for sale and others have been turned into livable homes. HUGE!

silo-apartments

Photo: Jakob Galtt Curbed posted about the Gemini Residence built in 2005 in Copenhagen which is an apartment complex built around an unused seed silo. It’s 8 floors are modest in size but not huge and all floors get an exceptional amount of natural light (which to some residents is not always wanted). Still, it’s […]

armour-homes-car

Photo: Kristen Roderick/The Associated Press Armour Homes demonstrated a new silo-house that can withstand the force of a car being dropped onto it. The demonstration was done in Greensburg, Kansas, a town that was devastated by tornadoes just two years earlier. The houses being built by Armour Homes are said to be able to withstand […]