the office of the future


 
The Office of the Future was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed. The initiative comes as part of Dubai 3D printing strategy, which was launched as a means of focusing on the development of 3D printing to improve people’s lives in real estate and construction, medical, and consumer goods.


This is part of a wider commitment for the Emirates to the use of 3D printing in 25% of its buildings by 2030. The office of the futures stands as a built example of the use of this kind of emerging technology


The “Office of the Future” is the first 3D-printed building of its kind. The innovative printer features an automated robotic arm to implement printing process. The entire structure was printed using a giant cement printer, then assembled on site.


The interior of the building has been designed to facilitate a mix of creative interactions, quite reflective work, and serendipitous meetings. This reflects the latest research in 21st century work environments, which finds that the best ideas come from flexible teams, mobile support, and fluid partnerships.

 
The building is extremely energy efficient. It is oriented to maximize visibility and natural light, but to shade the inside through digitally sculpted overhangs above the windows. This minimizes direct solar heating and reduces the need for air conditioning and lighting. Further sustainability features include 100% LED lighting, responsive building systems, green landscaping, and low energy air conditioning and cooling. The fact that the project was 3D printed minimized wastage on site and helped to reduce the environmental footprint of the project.

For more information about Killa Design visit www.killadesign.com

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