previous
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Remodeling Articles and Videos
    Remodeling Articles and Videos
  • Pro Tool Rental
    Pro Tool Rental
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Projects Done Right
    Projects Done Right
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
next
Pin It

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