Futuro: Slivers of the Future

We are keen that the extraordinary setting of the Futuro House is used in the spirit of the project that the artist Craig Barnes has initiated. We see the loan of the Futuro House to CSM as an opportunity for the college community to gather slivers of what the future might hold.  We are suggesting a simple protocol for use of Futuro, in order to nudge any use so that in some way it has a futural orientation. We want any gathering within to take full advantage of the nourishment the Futuro House can offer. – Jeremy Till, Head of College, Central Saint Martins.

Central Saint Martins is encouraging as wide an audience as possible to experience the Futuro house whilst at its King's Cross campus. Find out how you can request to use it and add your 'Sliver of the Future'.

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Go back to the future and take a look at the checkered past of this spaceship-style prefabricated house. Learn about the visonary Finnish architect behind the Futuro house's design, success and ultimate demise.

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Discover the remarkable backstory of how London-based artist Craig Barnes first came across the Futuro house, its journey back to the UK, and how he returned it to its former glory.

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Read the thoughts and reflections of brief inhabitants of the Futuro house during its time on loan at Central Saint Martins. You can also add you voice to the conversation by commenting on previous posts.

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If you have any questions about the Futuro house, have a specific query, want to find out more, or would like to contact the events team at CSM about using or hiring the Futuro house, please get in touch.

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