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The winning design was produced by London-based Levitt Bernstein Associates. Their design, entitled Pop Up HAWSE (Homes through Apprenticeships With Skills for Employment) tackled homelessness in the London Borough of Hackney. Their premise was to rent out existing garages in the area, and install prefabricated HAWSE units with a bedroom and shower room. Communal kitchens, dining, and laundry rooms were provided for every five units. The most impressive design feature was the cost; the cost of these units were approximately £13,000 each.

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