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Image 1 - First MIT Inexpensive Housing Project Prototype Completed
2011-09-15 10:36:59

  A graduate of the MIT Institute of Technology has completed a first-of-its-kind prototype home than can be built for a fraction of the regular cost, the school announced on Thursday. The prototype has been called "Pinwheel House" and was designed by Ying Chee Chui, a 2011 graduate of the MIT Department of Architecture. The home was constructed as part of the Institute´s 1K House Project, a collaborative effort to create housing that costs $1,000 to construct. Chui...