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United Arab Emirates

MEET Villa

Cultural heritage meets state-of-the-art technology

Project details

  • Our jobEngineering, construction, certification, education, training, technology provider
  • TypeCyBe RC (Robot Crawler), on-site
  • Parcel size80 sqm
  • Printing time2 weeks
  • Start of projectNovember 2019

The MEET Villa is a multi-sector collaboration that celebrates culture and innovation. 3D printed and powered by solar energy, the MEET Villa combines modern technologies with Emirati heritage.

Global leadership

The challenge

CyBe Construction was invited by the American University of Sharjah and GCC Ginco LLC to lead the MEET Villa construction in technology, education, and mechanical training. The clients’ goals were to position Sharjah as a preferred destination for future architects and architectural projects, and to become a global leader in 3D concrete printed construction. CyBe also worked with the university to conduct research within the scope of 3D concrete printing.

MEET 3D Villa
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Heritage and innovation

The design

The MEET Villa is the first 3D printed villa whose design is inspired by Emirati heritage and architecture. The engineering utilized state-of-the-art technology to illustrate the country’s rich traditional roots. Built in the Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) and powered by solar energy, its realization was a collaboration between government, academia, and the private sector. AUS’s emphasis is on applied scientific research between students, faculty, and partner companies, such as MEET.

Nuanced knowledge

The takeaways

The MEET Villa’s academic collaboration led to increased mastery of the printing process. During this build process, CyBe carried out design and engineering education and operational training at the same time throughout the project. CyBe also guided the 3D concrete printing in the extreme weather conditions, adjusting parameters as necessary. Collectively, this resulted in obtaining nuanced knowledge about the production and printing process. This pioneering project lays the groundwork for further research in fourth generation building technologies.

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MEET 3D Villa
MEET 3D Villa
MEET 3D Villa
MEET 3D Villa
MEET 3D Villa
Meet House render - CyBe Construction
Meet House render - CyBe Construction
Meet House render - CyBe Construction
Why CyBe Construction

We’d like to tell our story

When creating solutions, CyBe Construction always keeps the future in mind. We solve social and economic problems using less raw material and transportation for a more sustainable planet. With an holistic view, we’re constantly looking for opportunities and build cheaper and quicker.

Our story