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Completion Date:
December 2013

Monticello Homes & Development
Springfield, Missouri

Home Designer:
Mark McDowell Design LLC
Springfield, Missouri

Meek’s, The Builder’s Choice
Republic, Missouri

Windsor Product Used: Pinnacle Wood Clad

Silo Salvaged in the Ozarks

Single Family Residence


This unique single family residence is situated in a picturesque natural setting nestled in the beautiful Ozark hills. Dubbed “The Modern Silo” by the builder, Monticello Homes and Development; the home is truly where country meets high design. A galvanized grain silo is the focal point and the core of the home which is modern in design and surrounds the central silo.

With both homeowners being designers, high design is evident throughout the home; from the galvanized clad spiral staircase, to the backsplash with a ribbon of randomly placed nickels.

The living space extends outside with two covered porches and many other patios accessible through any of the 6 Pinnacle patio doors. This offers many outdoor spaces to enjoy the beautiful views of the natural Ozark hills scenery.


With the central feature of the home being a round galvanized grain silo, it was a challenge for the builder and installer to devise a weather proof and aesthetically pleasing method to install flat windows into a curving wall section. To accomplish this task, they devised extended window bucks that reached beyond the curve to allow for the windows to be installed onto a flat surface. The window bucks were then flashed in a bronze metal to protect the buck and fully flash the window while still complementing the look of the galvanized silo.

Window and doors were all strategically designed into the home to capture the beautiful natural scenery and most of the openings also allowed for full southern exposure.