Aerial Photo Shows Outline of Apple's Spaceship Campus Taking Shape

Construction on Apple's Campus 2 is continuing to progress and a new aerial photo courtesy of Ron Cervi, KCBS news and traffic reporter, shows that all of the buildings on the site have now been demolished in order for new work to begin.

The area where the circular-shaped building will be constructed is cleared out, allowing us a glimpse at where the campus itself will be located. Apple has moved quickly with this project, having first begun working on the project just a few months ago after receiving unanimous approval for the project in November.

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Street-level photographs back in December revealed several buildings still standing, but another aerial photo from February suggested a large portion of the demolition work had been completed. During construction, Apple has closed off sidewalks and built a large green privacy fence to keep the area hidden.

Apple's second campus is located near the company's existing Infinite Loop campus. The first phase of construction will include the famous 2.8 million square foot ring-shaped main building with an underground parking facility capable of accommodating approximately 2,400 cars.

A 100,000 square foot fitness center and a 120,000 square foot auditorium will also be built, and during a second phase of construction, Apple will build an additional 600,000 square feet worth of office, research, and development buildings.

Apple hopes to finish the first phase of the Apple Campus 2 construction by 2016.

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GenesisST Avatar
133 months ago
Does anyone else see a crude yin yang symbol?
I see a big ass latté :D
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Lapidus Avatar
133 months ago
Thumbs up for Spaceship Campus updates!
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HarryT Avatar
133 months ago
I just overlaid the bird eye view of the plans for it so you can see where it will sit.

:)

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Ichabod. Avatar
133 months ago
Calling it a spaceship already might be a stretch. It looks a bit more like a crop circle at this point . . .
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bbbb4b Avatar
133 months ago
Over time, those homes won't even see the campus. All they'll see is trees and grassland.
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dejo Avatar
133 months ago
Wow I hadn't realized that people's homes are that close. That's gonna suck reallllly bad for them.

Care to elaborate? What about being that close is going to suck?
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