Monday, April 24, 2017

What 2000 Was Supposed To Look Like (in 1958)

It’s a Wonderful World – Tomorrow! What 2000 Was Supposed To Look Like (in 1958)


Don Coffin said...

"Other dwellings will be constructed of new lighter, stronger steel, now being researched at laboratories of such companies as Sharon Steel. It will revolutionize architecture, give houses new shapes—triangular, semi-spherical, globular."

In the 1990s, US Steel made a (weak) effort to promote steel houses--some even got built in northwest Indiana (US Steel is a big deal there, still), but they never promoted the concept much, and the houses never caught on.

Todd Mason said...

Frank Lloyd Wright and some others played with that.