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China builds 'instant high-rise' in just 9 days

14 May 2012 Last updated at 19:38 BST

In just over nine days, builders in China's central Hunan province put up a brand new building ready to be used.

The three-storey building was created from scratch using a system of prefabricated modules.

Xiaoyun Yao reports.