Contents

a+u November 2015 Special Issue
House of the Future
 
4     Preface: Loosing Sight of the House
 
7     Chapter1: Introduction
       A Domestic Future
       The Future Woven into Everyday Life  8
       Domesticity  19
 
33    Chapter 2: Transforming The Domesticity 
 
    1906–1939: Industrialized Domesticity  38
    Industrialized Homesteading  40
    The Modernist Core  46
    The Mobile Home  50
 
    1945–1972: Consuming Domesticity  56
    Hyper-Consumption  58
    Bubbles and Artificial Environments  72
 
    1968–1996: Dispersing Domesticity  86
    Ecology and the Environment  88
    Domesticating the Digital: 
    Smart Homes, Home Computers, Cell Phones  100
    Lifestyle: Branded Domesticity  110
 
    Concluding the 20th Century: Network Domesticity  118
 
123  Chapter 3: The Future is the Expansion of Domesticity
    The New Domesticity  124
    Experience  124
    Access  130
    Connection  130
    Management  134
 
141  Conclusion: The Present of the Futue
 
146  List of References & Credits