Royse City, Texas: Futuro - Flying Saucer House

A pre-fab, saucer-shaped house sits on a property next to Hwy 276. "Home of the Future" as envisioned by a 1960s Finnish architect.

Area 276

9573 TX-276, Royse City, TX
From Royse City drive south on FM 548 for five miles. Turn left at the stoplight onto TX-276. Drive two miles. You'll see the Futuro House on the right. It has its own little pull-off for parking.
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Futuro - off limits.

Futuro - Flying Saucer House

Due to vandalism, the area is blocked off and has "No Trespassing" signs posted on the property.

[Lyman Howard, 08/25/2020]

Futuro house.

Futuro: Flying Saucer House

The Futuro saucer is located closer to Royse City than Quinlan. It's the only UFO saucer, not two.

[christy lasalle, 10/20/2019]

The saucer received a bright orange paint job around five years ago, which appears to be holding up well.

Abandoned Futuro home.

Futuro - Flying Saucer House

They're heeeeere. It's on the side of the road. There's parking. It's an interesting thing to stumble upon.

[Ami, 05/07/2019]


Futuro - Flying Saucer House

Great stop.

[Dawn Green, 11/10/2018]

The Futuro was a novel 1960s portable home designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen. This one used to be located in Garland, Texas in the 1980s-'90s, and later ended up in a field. It sat empty and neglected, was repainted orange in 2014, and has a fresh layer of graffiti added since....

Futuro remains.

Futuro - Flying Saucer House

I have it on good authority from some friends that grew up in nearby Quinlan that this was an actual home at one point in the past -- somebody did live there. It looks as if it was painted since the RA picture posted, but all the windows are gone and it's a graffiti repository inside now.

[Krishna Stacey, 11/03/2014]

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