Dubai: Marking an architectural and engineering breakthrough, the world’s first 3D printed office building has opened in Dubai. It was inaugurated in Dubai by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The unique building on the Emirates Towers premises will house the temporary office of the Dubai Future Foundation. The Vice-President pointed out that the competitive advantages of 3D printing in terms of lower costs and faster delivery will make the UAE one of the most important sustainable economic hubs, enabling the effective use of this technology to establish future cities in all sectors.
While inaugurating Mohammed said “We implement what we plan, and we pursue actions, not theories. The rapidly changing world requires us to accelerate our pace of development for history does not recognise our plans but our achievements. UAE has become one of the world’s most important incubators for innovation and future technology through its initiatives and steady steps towards shaping the future and creating a global model to be emulated by others in all sectors.”