Apple Submits Revised Plans and Renderings for Apple's New Campus


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As noted by iPhoneinCanada, Apple has submitted revised plans for their so-called "Spaceship" campus proposal. The massive new campus is expected to provide Apple with approximately 2.8 million square feet for up to 13,000 employees. Steve Jobs personally presented the original plans to the City of Cupertino in June. Jobs described it as follows:

It's a pretty amazing building. It's a little like a spaceship landed. It's got this gorgeous courtyard in the middle... It's a circle. It's curved all the way around. If you build things, this is not the cheapest way to build something. There is not a straight piece of glass in this building. It's all curved. We've used our experience making retail buildings all over the world now, and we know how to make the biggest pieces of glass in the world for architectural use. And, we want to make the glass specifically for this building here. We can make it curve all the way around the building... It's pretty cool.

With the exception of the rendering included above, many of the other renderings appear the same as the previous images released. The newly revised documents do include detailed floorplans of how the 4 story building will be laid out. If all goes as planned, the structure could be complete by 2015.

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115 months ago
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115 months ago

Why does Apple not make it taller, say 10 or even 100 stories? It will look a lot better if it is built much taller.

None of the major headquarters in the bay area are in tall buildings. Intel's, Google's, Oracle's, and Apple's current. Several reasons...earthquakes, the buildings are much farther spread out than in crowded city, etc.
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115 months ago

I believe this will be the most visit place on the planet of the earth. We shall see. :D There is no other building as unique, creative, etc. as like this. I don't mind stopping there one day to visit :)


Its a friggin circle dude
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115 months ago

Why does Apple not make it taller, say 10 or even 100 stories? It will look a lot better if it is built much taller.

Everyone shut up, let the innovative architect speak.
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115 months ago

If I work my ass off until 2015, maybe I can get a job there. It's a great motivator that's for sure!


Might not be such a bad idea now that Steve Jobs tyranny around the office isnt around. We all know how he treated his employees.
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115 months ago
Nothing to do with earthquakes. San Francisco has plenty of tall buildings. The city of Cupertino restricts how tall buildings can be.
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