This solar-powered net-zero home is a modern take on the farmhouse

The SILO house was conceived as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s biennial competition Solar Decathlon, which challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar-powered houses.

Designed for empty nesters by students of the Missouri University of Science and TechnologySILO, or Smart Innovative Living Oasis, is a self-sustaining, net-zero home that takes cues from farmhouse architecture but is anything but traditional.

Read more at Curbed

Photo: Inhabitat

 

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