Art: Future House

In its extensive campaign to improve U. S. housing, and incidentally sell more electric equipment, General Electric Co. extensively backed prefabricated houses known as American Motohomes, produced by American Houses, Inc. (TIME, April 1). They were well planned, built of asbestos and cement panels, were portable and equipped with every modern gadget, including airconditioning. And they have sold well. But the trouble was that after nearly a year General Electric discovered that Motohomes did not solve the problem they were after. Designed for mass production, they are not being mass produced,...

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