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Dubai’s 3D Printed Office Building Officially Opened, Furnished By Bene

by • August 16, 2016 • No Comments

3D-officeAs 3D printing continues to spread throughout the world, no place appears to have harnessed the disruptive power of the emerging technology really like Dubai, the city-state in the United Arab Emirates. They’ve not long ago implemented a multi-tiered strategy that can use 3D printing to enhance their construction sector, medical products, and consumer products. Some of that tech-driven plan has may already come to fruition with the 3D printed office assembling, called the ‘Office of the Future’, that was created earlier this year in only 17 days time.

Back in May, the ‘Office of the Future’ was inaugurated by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and now, the world’s initially 3D printed office assembling has officially opened. The workspace was created to promote technology and enhance communication between teams, and can act as the new location for the Dubai Futures Foundation, a government initiative aimed at promoting pioneering and new projects and partnerships, with an emphasis on the next of real estate, construction and create. The 3D printed assembling won’t necessarily be utilized for traditional office work, and instead can be primarily utilized as meeting space to commence communications between parties of all over the world.


The grandiose concrete pieces that manufacture up the assembling were printed with a 37-meter-long 3D printing device located in Shanghai, China, and were subsequently shipped to Dubai to be created out. According to the architects who headed the project, via this 3D printing device instead of assembling on-site assisted save of 80% on construction costs, 60% on labor costs, and 60% on construction waste as well. In order to donate the 3D printed office a collaborative and open feel, Dubai enlisted the Austrian office furniture company Bene to furnish the interior of the assembling.


As shown in the photos of the accomplished 3D printed office, the interior create is exceptionally modern and flexible. The focal point and biggest portion of the 3D printed office was created in accordance with the Bene Idea Lab concept, that was created by the Austrian furniture company to assist creative people create and implement their new ideas. A portion of the assembling’s interior comes with pieces of Bene’s AL and Filo office furniture lines, both of that donate a modern and minimal aesthetic to the space. In addition, the centerpiece of the ‘Office of the Future’ comes with furniture of Bene’s Timba and Parcs lines, that are created to promote high end brainstorming sessions, presentations, and individual work.


Suffice to say, it appears as if a hefty amount of technology can be done inside the confines of this 3D printed office assembling, that is only one of the most additive manufacturing ventures not long ago undertaken in Dubai. The city-state has may already createed rules and regulations for 3D printing in the construction sector, and by 2030, they hope to have a quarter of their local assemblings created via 3D printing. Dubai has in addition not long ago launched the world’s biggest accelerator initiative, that 3D printing technology can be a major focus of. In addition, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has in addition been drawing up plans to implement 3D printed laboratories in Dubai’s Solar Park. All in all, this city-state is manufacturing unprecedented strides towards becoming the 3D printing capital of the world, setting themselves apart of the rest of the world one 3D printed assembling at a time. Discuss additional over in the 3D Printed Office Building in Dubai Opens forum at 3DPB.com.

[Source/Images: Eurobuild]