Zaha Hadid is an Iraqi-born and British-based architect whose ideas are some of the most exciting I’ve seen in a long time. Blending modernism and expressionism, her works at least look like what the future I always imagined as a kid should resemble, unlike most bland postmodern designs.
According to this blog, she has an exhibit running through October in the Guggenheim, which incorporates her design for the kitchen of the future:
It’s not quite Joan [sic] Jetson’s kitchen, with the ability to relieve you from all the mundane kitchen chores like cooking or washing dishes, but I’d trade my kitchen in for one like this any day.
All it lacks is a replicator in which to say, “Tea, Earl Grey, hot”.