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.
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.
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.
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.
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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