"For some designers, grain-bin conversion may be the next wave in adaptive architecture, with promised applications ranging from homes to guest retreats to refugee shelters.
While the idea isn't all that new, a handful of proponents are pitching the structures as low-maintenance, easy-to-build, recyclable dwellings that can stand up to Mother Nature."
"...A crew could assemble a new bin in a day or two, he says. Completing the entire dwelling, however, could take up to several months, depending on weather and the complications of finishing curved surfaces."
Thanks to Chris Steins