The world’s pioneer 3D printed office building has been inaugurated in Dubai. The revolutionary structure completed in 17 days only, adopting 3D printing technology is situated on the grounds of the Emirates Towers.
World’s First 3D-Printed Office Inaugurates in Dubai
On Monday, the building named “Office of the Future” was instated by United Arab Emirates (UAE) Prime Minister and potentate of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It will firm the provisional office of Dubai Future Foundation.
While addressing the inauguration ceremony, the Dubai ruler indicated the combative prevalence of 3D printing, in term of lesser costs and accelerated delivery, will make UAE one of the most viable economic hubs, sanctioning the adequate use of this technology to constitute future cities in all subdivisions.
“We have a long term strategy for 3D printing and by 2030 we will print 25% of Dubai’s buildings using this technology.”
Sheikh Mohammed revealed on Twitter.
The first of its type, the building spread over 250 square metres and prepared for substantial office use, was constructed after taking into consideration the alliance of an exclusive building design and 3D printing technology to provide strategic facilities within the building, such as electricity, water, telecommunications and air-conditioning, a statement notified by the Dubai Media Office said.
A 3D printer measuring 20 feet high, 120 feet long and 40 feet wide was used to print the building. An exceptional combination of cement and a set of building material intended and made in the UAE and the United States were used in the erection of the office.
Due to the use of 3D printing technology, labor cost was cut by almost 50 percent as compared to typical buildings of the same size.