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Low-cost 'four-hour' bamboo house wins top prize

The CUBO housing units can be manufactured in a week, and built in just four hours



A 23-year-old designer has won a top £50,000 ($64,385) prize after creating a low-cost bamboo housing unit to address the Philippines' slum crisis.

Earl Patrick Forlales' design takes just four hours to construct, and at £50 per sq metre it's also affordable.

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