Cupertino Certain to Approve Apple's Spaceship Campus


The City of Cupertino has responded to Apple's stunning new campus proposal. In the statement, Cupertino Mayor Gilbert Wong states "there is no chance we are saying no" to the new Apple campus. Apple proposal will still have to go through an environmental and a public hearing, but Wong says they are willing to bring on more staff to accommodate the process.

Apple's Steve Jobs spoke to the Cupertino City Council earlier this week about the new 4-story building which is expected to be completed in 2015. Jobs described it as a spaceship-like structure that will be able to hold 12,000 employees. Jobs also focused on the positive impact of the new campus which will increase the number of trees and landscaping.

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Progress of the project can be followed at Cupertino.org/apple where they've also posted a PDF of Jobs' presentation slides.

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Cheerwino Avatar
171 months ago
Microsoft responds to Apple with new HQ design

Excellent Thex1138!

Microsoft responds with its own design:

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Thex1138 Avatar
171 months ago
Steve-Luc Jobs

Engage... :D
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stephenc92 Avatar
171 months ago
I dare you to count the number of times Gilbert Wong says "uh."
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DavidLeblond Avatar
171 months ago
Cupertino: "So you want to build a new campus, whats in it for us?"
Jobs: "Uh... we pay taxes?"
Cupertino: "How about free Wi-Fi?"
Jobs: "How about no?"
Cupertino: "Ok, how about an Apple Retail Store?"
Jobs: "In this po-dunk town? Fat chance!"
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Lesser Evets Avatar
171 months ago
They'd be fools not to. This will become one of the world's most iconic buildings while allowing more workers and business to come to Cupertino.
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Cheerwino Avatar
171 months ago
Parking will be in The Cloud.
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