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Prefabs of the seventies are generally remembered as being sweaty in summer and freezing in winter. To many of us, they seemed little more than big cardboard boxes.'We have to live with that,' concedes Brian Woodham, former president of the National Prefabricated Building Association.'People still equate prefab buildings with flimsy short-term things. Those days are long gone. We've only got ourselves to blame if in the past people thought the floors were made of cardboard.'We've tidied ...

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