A portable, flying saucer-shaped house is going up for sale in Victoria.
Suddenly it’s Matti Suuronen’s plastic fantastic Futuro house let homeowners live in Space Age style without ever having to leave their front yards.
The Finnish architect Matti Suuronen designed and built a series of ovaloid, flying-saucer-like houses out of fibreglass in the late 1960s. He called them Futuro. Suuronen's houses were comfortably large but light enough to be carried to remote sites by helicopter.
Created in 1968 by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen the Futuro House was first commissioned to be a vacation home that could be built off-site and easily transported to its destination.
The Flying saucer house, Tennessee - Built in 1970 by Curtis W. It features an entrance staircase that lowers and retracts with the push of a button, just like a real space ship.
Though the Futuro House production ended long ago, the bizarre UFO-shaped homes from the are still lingering in some unexpected places.
~ Crazy house ~
~ Crazy house ~ Vintage Futurism: Retro-Modern Home & Interior Design his amazing house is a trip both backward and forward in time – a vision of what designers from the past thought the future might.
The Nautilus house located near Mexico City is a unique shell shaped house designed by Mexican architect Javier Senosiain of Arquitectura Organica.
The Snail-house is located in Sofia, Bulgaria and it is owned by an architect, named Simeon Simeonov. (pinned from ai)
As-tu déjà oublié ?: Venturo and Futuro houses - Wanli town - Taiwan
Incredible Pictures Of The Disappearing Mom & Pop Storefronts In New York City
Ideal Dinettes, shopfront, Disappearing Face of New York, "During the eight years it took James and Karla Murray to complete this project, one third of the stores they featured have closed." - Newsweek (Caption from link)
'Flying saucer' Futuro house for sale in Victoria
For three years in the early Darwin was home to a flying saucer-shaped ski chalet.
Home of tomorrow -vintage illustration - Vanadium Corp. of America, 1958