Grain silos make for a funky living space

  milljunction 2A mix of alternative building materials and reclaimed industrial building stock has turned Mill Junction from an eyesore into Cinderella. (Image: Citiq)

 

 17 February 2014

The old Premier Mill silos in Newtown have been repurposed, and now wear a four-storey hat of recycled shipping containers. The freshly made-over structure offers unusual accommodation for the city’s large student population, and carries the hope that the new residents will bring their youth, energy and vibrancy back into the inner city of Joburg.