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The Future of Home Building

In 25 years, a new house won't look like a spaceship, but appearances can be deceiving

Remember the Monsanto house? Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion house? The Jetsons? In the past, the home of the future was always a collection of gee-whiz technologies that never caught on with the general public. Roger Yepsen's essay discusses the future of home building in terms of design, construction, and materials, and keeps his feet on the ground.

From Fine Homebuilding177 , pp. 112-117