Disneyland Home of the Future Replica
Scale Model Replica designed by Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily
Disneyland 50th Commemorative
Resin, Acrylic, and Metal. LED Illuminated Interior.
Released in 2006. Limited Edition of 1000.
We're too young to have experienced in person the modular home which stood at Disneyland from 1957 to 1967, but like many people of our generation, we sigh wistfully for a future that might have looked like this. The house, designed by architects Richard Hamilton and Marvin Goody, and plastics engineer Albert G.H. Dietz of MIT, continues to be one of the "most missed" Disneyland attractions today.
A favorite Disney Catalog project of ours from 2006, this Disneyland Home of the Future Replica was a "limited edition of 1000", but apparently only about 300 were manufactured. It's super rare, actually. The interior could be illuminated "at the touch of a button" by pressing the exhaust chimney on the roof. (Yep, the actual house had a furnace in the central core and a chimney!)
A few years ago we overheard a collector complain that our House of the Future model was made of plastic. Seriously!