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Student thinks small to beat rental trap

28 January 2014

The outline of a house with "to let" written on it

Trying to beat the rising cost of student housing, the Christchurch student, Stefan Cook, is constructing a 2.5 metre by 8 metre transportable house. 

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Discussion starters

  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to identify a need or opportunity from the given context and issue. (level 6) Establish a conceptual statement that justifies the nature of the outcome and why such an outcome should be developed. (level 6)
  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to describe examples of technological outcomes with different 
functional natures that have similar physical natures. (level 3)

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Keywords: cottage on wheels, rent, brief development, characteristics of technological outcomes

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