Dubai says it has completed the world s first 3D-printed office building.

And it s not just for show: The office is supposed to be a functional workspace, with phone hookups, water, electricity and air-conditioning.

Situated inside Dubai s Emirates Towers complex, the single-story office measures 2,690 square feet and will be the temporary home of the Dubai Future Foundation, according to a press release.

Government of Dubai The small, rounded buildings in the foreground are entirely 3D-printed.

The building cost just $140,000 to erect, thanks to minimal labor and costs involved in the construction process.

The UAE and Dubai hope to become leading global centres of 3D printing by 2030.

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