Big Project ME April 2017

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Technology

Print Clarity

Following the news that a local start-up plans to build the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper in Dubai, Big Project ME looks at what impact such a project would have on construction’s legal and regulatory framework in the emirate 40 April 2017

Last month, a Dubai-based construction company created quite a stir in local media when it announced that it planned to build the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper in the emirate.

According to Chris Kelsey, CEO of Cazza Construction, the firm will be able to 3D print high-rise structures using a newly developed technique called