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Home of the Future

Welcome to Home of the Future, a six-part video series co-produced by Curbed and The Verge that chronicles the buildout of a prefab home in Austin, Texas—designed with cutting-edge technology, sustainability, and innovation in mind.

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Where the ‘home of the future’ goes from here

After building a prefab smart home from scratch in six months, we explore how the "home of the future" can continue to evolve.

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Designing a smart home for seamless entertainment

The dream entertainment setup of the future would bring all of our audio and video content, spread across multiple apps and devices, onto one simple intuitive interface.

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How to secure a smart home

Connected devices bring convenience—but also vulnerability. In this week’s episode, we find out how to make our house as secure as possible.

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Inside a prefab house tricked out with smart home tech

In episode 3 of Home of the Future, we pack our prefab house with a host of smart devices controlling temperature, sound, lighting, and more.

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Prefab smart home is solar powered by design

For our Home of the Future, solar power is integrated from the very beginning.

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How to build a prefab smart home from scratch

In the debut episode of our new video series chronicling the buildout of a prefab smart home, we visit a prefab factory in Austin, Texas, to see where it all begins.

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Watch us build the Home of the Future

This new video series chronicles the buildout of a prefab home in Austin, Texas—designed with cutting-edge technology, sustainability, and innovation in mind.