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Saturday, September 3, 2016

World’s first 3D-printed office opens in Dubai

The world’s first 3D printed office building opened this week in Dubai. A 2,700 square foot, single story building is built in just 17 days using gigantic, it is 20 feet tall 3D printer and a special mix of concrete it is fiber reinforced plastic and glass fiber reinforced gypsums.
World First 3D Printed Office in Dubai

The printer used to build this building was two stories tall, 120 feet long and 40 feet wide it is only needed one staffer to make sure that it is working properly. There were 18 other crew members who managed to install the building and completed the job for a mere $140,000 in construction and labor costs.

World First 3D Printed Office in Dubai

This building will serve the headquarters for the Dubai Future Foundation. Next year this structure is scheduled to become the home of Dubai’s Museum of Future.



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 UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Mohamed Al Gergawi said. According to Gergawi, Dubai plans to have 25 percent of the buildings in the emirate built via 3D printing by the year 2030.
World First 3D Printed Office in Dubai
World First 3D Printed Office in Dubai
It is really awesome isn’t it? From now on buildings will be printed instead of being built.

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