Minecraft gamers design 'homes of the future'
Four housing concepts created by Minecraft gamers have been shortlisted in a competition to design a 'home of the future'.
The CIOB's Future Housing challenge was launched to mark International Construction Management Day back in March and is aimed at tapping into the next generation of construction managers by tasking entrants to design and build their ideas for a three-bedroom house, within limited sites and considering the environment and energy use.
Minecraft is seen as a potentially powerful tool for boosting innovation and attracting new recruits to the construction industry.
Overall there was 57 entries into the competition and it builds on a similar competition launched by the CIOB last year with entries judged on originality, consideration for the environment, and buildability in the real-world.
The four finalists chosen are:
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