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In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

Dubai Municipality unveils the largest 3D printed two-story structure in the world.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

The world's largest 3D printed two-story structure in Dubai.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

Dubai Municipality has completed a two-storey integrated building project with a height of 9.5 meters at a total area of 640 square meters through the use of 3D printing technology.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

It is the largest and first 3D printed two-story structure in the world executed by undertaking 3D printing onsite directly under external working conditions and using local components.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

The two-storey building has been designed and executed with a number of spaces that can be used as rooms or offices of different sizes.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

The walls are printed directly from the printer, unlike the traditional method of construction.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

The building has been designed with different curves and shapes through which it was tested whether it can be possible for 3D printing in the construction of a variety of designs.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

Dubai's largest 3D-printed structure enters Guinness Book of World Records .

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

The building has been executed according to sustainability requirements and green building standards.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

Dubai to construct 25% of the buildings in Dubai with 3D printing technology by 2030.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

Dubai Municipality has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for completing the largest 3D printed two-storey structure in the world.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

Dubai's largest 3D-printed structure enters Guinness Book of World Records .

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

The printing mix was created from local materials and will be the Intellectual Property of Dubai Municipality.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

The municipality has ensured that the materials used in the mixture are local materials available in the country.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

During the construction phases, the municipality team carried out various tests and experiments on the mixes of the materials used in printing to ensure they fit the smoothness and pumping of the printer and met the requirements of quality, consistency and strength required to withstand the construction.

In pictures: Dubai's world record 3D printed building

Printing is done electronically according to engineering plans, directly without human intervention.