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Here's a Detailed Aerial Photograph of Apple Campus 2

Apple's spaceship-shaped campus in Cupertino, California is nearing completion, and most of the ring-shaped main structure and auxiliary buildings have been finished.

We've seen monthly drone updates of the location during the construction period, letting us keep an eye on Apple's progress, and now SkyIMD has created a neat high-resolution aerial mosaic that gives an incredibly detailed overall view of the nearly-finished campus.

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Click here to see a larger high-resolution image on the SkyIMD website

The image depicts the main spaceship building that is the highlight of the campus, with its massive curved glass windows and huge built-in glass doors that open up into a cafeteria area. The aerial photo, composed of ten 100-megapixel images captured with a PhaseOne iXA-RS1000, was made on December 22.

Duncan Sinfield, who has shared Apple Campus 2 drone videos with MacRumors for several months, has also uploaded an updated video captured on Christmas morning that shows the progress Apple has made on landscaping in recent weeks.


Apple plans to have the campus finished by the beginning of 2017, with employees moving in during the first quarter, but landscaping work will not be finished until the middle of the year.



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3 weeks ago
How are they going to pay for this? I thought they were going out of business soon.

Or maybe I've been here too long, wading in the toxicity of the posts.
Rating: 35 Votes
3 weeks ago
Eh, it's ok. I think this one is better :)

Rating: 18 Votes
3 weeks ago
All those work stations inside, not a headphone jack to be found ;(
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Wow, an office building. I'm supposed to care about an office building. If Cook was an astute CEO, he'd have built the thing somewhere besides California, where cost of doing business was cheaper and employees could enjoy a more affordable cost of living.


Nice. Call out Cook for a building he didn't plan. Macrumors users at their finest.
Rating: 17 Votes
3 weeks ago
What post apocalyptic movie will be first to show this in ruins?

Or better yet, will this be destroyed in Independence Day part 3 (or 4,5, or 6)?
Rating: 10 Votes
3 weeks ago
Next year they're removing a couple floors to make it thinner. :D
Rating: 9 Votes
3 weeks ago
Final resting place coming along nicely.



Rating: 7 Votes
3 weeks ago
There should be a chunk missing, like the bite mark on the Apple logo.
Rating: 7 Votes
3 weeks ago
That building is really huge.

Apple will need to us to buy a lot of iPhones, Macs and iPads to pay for it.


We already did.:)
Rating: 7 Votes
3 weeks ago
Wow, an office building. I'm supposed to care about an office building. If Cook was an astute CEO, he'd have built the thing somewhere besides California, where cost of doing business was cheaper and employees could enjoy a more affordable cost of living.
Rating: 5 Votes
3 weeks ago
That aerial shot is a piece of artwork. I have never seen anything like this before that is so complex and yet, so simple looking. (Even it's far from being simple with that type of engineering.)
Rating: 5 Votes

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