Monsanto house of the future, Disneyland, Anaheim, 1957
Monsanto house of the future, Disneyland, Anaheim, 1957
Alison and Peter Smithson, The House of the future, Daily Mail Ideal Home Show, London, 1956
Alison and Peter Smithson, The House of the future, Daily Mail Ideal Home Show, London, 1956
Alison and Peter Smithson, The House of the future, Daily Mail Ideal Home Show, London, 1956
Alison and Peter Smithson, The House of the future, Daily Mail Ideal Home Show, London, 1956
Alison and Peter Smithson, The House of the future, Daily Mail Ideal Home Show, London, 1956
Alison and Peter Smithson, The House of the future, Daily Mail Ideal Home Show, London, 1956
Matti Suuronen, Futuro house, 1968
Matti Suuronen, Futuro house, 1968

In the past people imagined their future in a lot of fascinating visions. One theme in thinking about the future was also living in houses of tomorrow. The most examples, how people envisioned houses of the future, originated from 1950s and 1960s, when the future was more than optimistic.

In this article we show three of most famous future concepts in housing. All the projects are important examples of modern and utopian architecture of the last century. Mostly the houses were big attractions of the international exhibitions and fairs. Based on new materials, prefabrication and new everyday behavior, which would be depending on new technologies and revolutionary products, the houses are very interesting architecture victims of visualization of the future visions in the second half of the last century.