Concept Home Background
From automobiles to toys, conceptual designs have long influenced the marketplace and changed the way we live, work and play. Prototype houses are also a part of our history. The innovations are based on visions of the future as well as the availability of new technologies and materials. With the Concept Home, PATH is using technological advances to respond to changing household demographics and revolutionize American homes.
The PATH Concept Home is a direct result of PATH's
Technology Roadmap: Whole House and Building Process Redesign, and
Technology Scanning Report.
The ideas expressed in the Concept Home are a blending of creative contributions from many industry partners. Many ideas are inspired by from
Bensonwood Homes' Open-Built® design and construction system based on Open Building principles. The PATH
Concept Home Advisory Committee oversees and guides the program.
Concept Home Timeline
Content updated on 11/28/2006