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6 Awesome Repurposed Silos From Around the World

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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Apr 02, 2014


Some of the most beautiful designs we've seen over the years include stunning renovations of decommissioned industrial buildings. The most successful among these manage to keep the patina and grungy feel of the buildings' former functions while infusing them




 

 

grain silos, renovated silos, renovated industrial buildings, renovated power plants, green renovation, repurposed industrial buildings, bunker architecture, cold war bunkers, chinese architecture, O-Office Architecture, Shenzhen architecture, 2013 Bi-City Binennale, Thomas Heatherwick, Lighting Design Collective

Some of the most beautiful designs we’ve seen over the years include stunning renovations of decommissioned industrial buildings. The most successful among these manage to keep the patina and grungy feel of the buildings’ former functions while infusing them with up-to-date design trends. The practice of repurposing silos, whose verticality offers architects a chance to create unique, otherworldly spaces, breathes new life into these aging behemoths and gives designers the opportunity to be playful. Hit the jump to see six of our favorite repurposed silos around the world.
grain silos, renovated silos, renovated industrial buildings, renovated power plants, green renovation, repurposed industrial buildings, bunker architecture, cold war bunkers, chinese architecture, O-Office Architecture, Shenzhen architecture, 2013 Bi-City Binennale, Thomas Heatherwick, Lighting Design Collective grain silos, renovated silos, renovated industrial buildings, renovated power plants, green renovation, repurposed industrial buildings, bunker architecture, cold war bunkers, chinese architecture, O-Office Architecture, Shenzhen architecture, 2013 Bi-City Binennale, Thomas Heatherwick, Lighting Design Collective grain silos, renovated silos, renovated industrial buildings, renovated power plants, green renovation, repurposed industrial buildings, bunker architecture, cold war bunkers, chinese architecture, O-Office Architecture, Shenzhen architecture, 2013 Bi-City Binennale, Thomas Heatherwick, Lighting Design Collective grain silos, renovated silos, renovated industrial buildings, renovated power plants, green renovation, repurposed industrial buildings, bunker architecture, cold war bunkers, chinese architecture, O-Office Architecture, Shenzhen architecture, 2013 Bi-City Binennale, Thomas Heatherwick, Lighting Design Collective grain silos, renovated silos, renovated industrial buildings, renovated power plants, green renovation, repurposed industrial buildings, bunker architecture, cold war bunkers, chinese architecture, O-Office Architecture, Shenzhen architecture, 2013 Bi-City Binennale, Thomas Heatherwick, Lighting Design Collective grain silos, renovated silos, renovated industrial buildings, renovated power plants, green renovation, repurposed industrial buildings, bunker architecture, cold war bunkers, chinese architecture, O-Office Architecture, Shenzhen architecture, 2013 Bi-City Binennale, Thomas Heatherwick, Lighting Design Collective

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