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GM’s Futurama and the ’39 World’s Fair

A few years ago I picked up a copy of Organization Space: Landscapes, Highways, and Houses in America – a fascinating read to say the least. This book opened my eyes to the interconnectedness of architecture, infrastructure, and design. Since…

Future Predictions from 1908

The NYT article The World of Tomorrow looks back at future predictions made in 1908 for 2008. Ken Perlin’s is my favorite. Image of the 1908 World’s Fair exhibition site in London (image from the Wikimedia Commons)