Aerial Photograph Shows Substantial Demolition Progress at Apple Campus 2 Site

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Work at Apple's Campus 2 is well underway with most of the existing buildings now demolished and parking lot pavement removed, as shown in a recent aerial photograph (via MacGeneration) from Ron Cervi, a news and traffic reporter for KCBS. Demolition on the site began in November after Apple received unanimous approval for the project from the Cupertino City Council.

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Earlier photographs from a street level view revealed the first stages of demolition back in December, with partially demolished buildings visible from a nearby highway. Several sidewalks were closed, while bulldozers and other heavy equipment started clearing debris from the 176-acre parcel.

Apple's Campus 2 is a short distance away from the company's current headquarters at 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino, California. Eighty percent of the barren landscape shown above will be vegetated with over 4,500 trees in an endeavor that will "bring California back to Cupertino." The remaining 20 percent of the landscape will be dominated by a circular, 4-story building designed to hold 13,000 employees. The project has a target completion date of 2016.

Top Rated Comments

Parasprite Avatar
91 months ago
I can't quite make it out, but it looks like the new Campus will be running on the current A7 series... :eek:

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ValSalva Avatar
91 months ago

I can't quite make it out, but it looks like the new Campus will be running on the current A7 series... :eek:

Image (http://i.imgur.com/iFEL2WS.jpg)


I don't know but from the color it appears there will be a lot of sandboxing going on :rolleyes:
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sulpfiction Avatar
91 months ago
In other news: Samsung to build new headquarters with bigger windows.
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2457282 Avatar
91 months ago

I can't quite make it out, but it looks like the new Campus will be running on the current A7 series... :eek:

Image (http://i.imgur.com/iFEL2WS.jpg)


And it looks like it will only have 1 gig of RAM
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LLIBSETAG Avatar
91 months ago
Mothership

I'm wondering if tim ok'd the curved triple glazing or if he went with flat panels due to cost.


You CAN NOT cut corners on a circular building...:D
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LastName Avatar
91 months ago

This is not virgin land.


Good luck finding anything virgin in California. ;)
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