04 Sep '12, 7pm

Visions From The Past of a House of the Future

Visions From The Past of a House of the Future

In San Francisco on September 4 there is a great panel discussion happening on a subject dear to my heart, Why Is the House of the Future So Tied to the Past? Why do the Jetsons remain the high bar of futurist thinking when it comes to the places we live in? Panelists Tom Chi , experience lead at Google X; architect Michelle Kaufmann; Ronald Rael , architect, author and assistant professor at UC Berkeley; and moderator Allison Arieff , contributing columnist to The New York Times and editor of The Urbanist, will discuss how can we expand our ideas about the house of the future to create inspired visions of the 21st century American Dream. It is a subject we have covered many times on TreeHugger; Here is a roundup of some of our houses of the future from the past. 1939: The Electric House of the Future O, the future. Where we get to live under power lines and mainline all t...

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