Before the recession and the return of architectural probity, the phrase "like an alien spaceship" was all over architecture journalism like a cheap suit. Faced with anything that didn't look like a brick box, critics and headline writers would ransack their imaginations before inevitably reaching for the extra-terrestrial. — Guardian
As the newly restored first edition goes on show, Justin McGuirk explores an emblem of 1960s architectural utopianism, the Futuro house, designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen in 1968. If you would like to visit the cabin number 001, it went on show last week at the Weegee...
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