Future house

  • Home Sweet Home 2037

    Minnesota's house of the future reflects a new way of living. Located in a hypothetical development in Ramsey, Minn., houses... Updated Mar. 31, 2011

  • Home sweet home? Experts speculate how Minnesota homes will adapt to our changing world.

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  • 2037: Home Sweet Home

    Article By: KAREN YOUSO ,Star Tribune Publish March 25, 2007 2:00 AM / Update March 23, 2007 10:57 AM

    The prospect of a planet with a changed climate is creating a different world. Our experts envision a Minnesota house in the climate-changed future, 30 years from today.

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  • Kitchen of the future: Interactive comfort

    Article By: KAREN YOUSO , Star Tribune Publish March 25, 2007 2:00 AM / Update March 23, 2007 10:57 AM

    The kitchen of the future is actually a giant, interactive workhorse of a computer the heart of which is a gleaming glass wall that holds a refrigerator, microwave oven, conventional oven and dishwasher. It s all fully integrated and at your command.

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  • Retrofitting: Not all homes will be new in 2037

    Article By: KAREN YOUSO , Star Tribune Publish March 25, 2007 2:00 AM / Update March 23, 2007 10:57 AM

    Not everyone will be living in new houses come 2037. So what about your house, the neighbor s house and all the existing buildings in Minnesota? They won t operate the way they do today, say architects and scientists.

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  • The road to the future

    Article By: RANDY A. SALAS , Star Tribune Publish February 24, 2008 2:00 AM / Update February 24, 2008 8:49 AM

    It’s not hard to imagine that the car of the future will adapt to help address the problems we face today — congested highways, rising gas prices, an ever-growing population, worsening pollution.

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  • About the project

    Publish March 24, 2011 2:00 AM / Update March 23, 2007 10:52 AM

    Architect and author John Carmody is an internationally-recognized expert on environmental issues in the design, construction and operation of buildings.

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