LIving in the future – analysis of selected housing environments

Łukasz Kamil Mazur

Abstrakt

Futuristic concepts of housing environments show people, how it will be possible to live in the near future. These projects inspire engineers, scientists and researchers who bring modern technologies to life. It seems that technology is the key to solving the problems that humanity faces today. Housing environments need a new interpretation adapted to contemporary people who are looking for a new quality of living. In the article, the author will characterize futuristic visions of housing in the future, based on their location: on land, underground, in the air, under or on water.

Słowa kluczowe: housing environment, residential complexes, futuristic architecture, the quality of housing in the future, city of the future
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