World’s first functioning 3D-printed office building, The Plans have been revealed for the world’s first fully functional 3D printed building, an ambitious move that will establish the UAE’s position as the global centre of technology in architecture construction and design.
3D Printed Building Of 250 square meter structure, Comprises Of A Single Floor With All amenities was printed in 17 days, and assembled in just two days. Goal behind the project, officials say, is to push the envelope on technological development, innovation and creativity.
The arc-shaped office, built in 17 days and costing about $140,000, will be the temporary headquarters of Dubai Future Foundation.
Machine responsible for printing out the office building is a massive warehouse size printer that stands at about 20-feet tall, 120 feet long and 40 feet wide. 3D printed office is the temporary home of the Dubai Future Foundation, the entity responsible for building yet another futuristic structure.
“This is the first 3D-printed building in the world, and it’s not just a building, it has fully functional offices and staff,” the United Arab Emirates minister of cabinet affairs, Mohamed Al Gergawi, said.
“We believe this is just the beginning. The world will change,” he added.