A fully-functional office building shows the potential of 3D printing

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The Office of The Future is a 3D printed office building in Dubai, which shows the potential of 3D printing to cut costs and time spent on construction. The bulk of the building was printed using a 20 x 120 x 40 feet printer, which layered a cement mixture up over the course of 17 days. Elsewhere, mobile 3D printers produced smaller parts, which were assembled on site. Electricians, designers and plumbers also helped complete the single story project. The 250 square meter building will now serve as a functioning office building with multiple rooms and a bathroom. The project…

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