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How will the future of architecture change the way we live?

Author's Note

To me, the phrase "future of architecture" meant some of those wild-looking concept designs that I enjoyed checking out via slideshows and interactive images online. They can be beautiful and impressive, but I won't be living in anything like that anymore than I'd be living with "The Jetsons." So I've been pleasantly surprised to find out about architecture of the future that takes practicality into consideration, and I fully expect the basic tenets of these types of designs to become a reality.

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