China-made world's first functional 3D printed building opens in Dubai
Updated: 2016-05-30 14:40
By Wu Yan(chinadaily.com.cn)
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai leaves after the official opening of the world's first functional 3D printed offices in Dubai on May 23, 2016. [Photo/VCG]
"We believe it is just a beginning. The world will change," he said, adding that 3D printing is estimated to cut construction time by 50 to 70 percent and labor cost by 50 to 80 percent.