dubai says plans world\'s first 3d printed office building
Dubai says it will build a small office building using 3D printers for the first time to develop technologies that reduce costs and save time as the city grows.
3D printing, making three using a printer-
Size objects in digital design are taking off in manufacturing around the world, but so far are rarely used in buildings under construction. Dubai’s one-
Approximately 2,000 square feet of floor prototypes (
Floor space, will be printed-by-
UAE Cabinet Secretary Mohammed Al ghagavi said Tuesday he is a down-to-earth printer.
It will then be assembled on site within a few weeks.
Interior furniture and structural components will also be built with 3D printing and reinforced concrete, fiberglass reinforced plaster and plastic.
This project is a draw.
Between Dubai and Winsun, a Chinese company has been taking the lead in building houses using 3D printers.
Gergawi cited an estimate that the technology could reduce building time by 50-
50-70% and labor costs80 percent.