Apple Campus 2 Taking Shape Rapidly as Completion Date Approaches

Apple's "spaceship" second campus is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2016, and with 10 months to go, construction is progressing rapidly on both the main ring-shaped building and several auxiliary buildings, including the underground auditorium, the visitor's center, and the Tantau addition, where research and development will take place.

Drone pilot Duncan Sinfield has shared a February campus update with MacRumors, giving us one of our closest looks yet at the ongoing construction and progress that's been made since our last update in January. Starting last month, the window panels that make up the unique curved glass exterior began going up, and with additional panels added this month, there's a clear look at what the completed building will look like.


With much of the exterior nearing completion, cranes are now lifting parts of the roof into place on the main building, and the roof for the underground auditorium will soon be attached. A solar array has also been affixed to one of the two parking structures.

When finished, Apple's second campus will include the 2.8 million square foot ring-shaped main building, several parking structures, a 100,000 square foot fitness center, a 120,000 square foot auditorium, and a dedicated visitor's center, all surrounded by lush green landscaping.

Construction on the campus is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2016.

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bradkrischel Avatar
63 months ago
18 cuts in the first 20 seconds of the video - does that drive anyone else crazy?!?
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
amro Avatar
63 months ago
That is one big home button.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AppleMark Avatar
63 months ago

So in the middle of the ring, is where they are going to be drive testing Apple Car?

Yeah, I heard they are going to call it the Nerdburgring.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macintologist Avatar
63 months ago

18 cuts in the first 20 seconds of the video - does that drive anyone else crazy?!?

It'd be nice to have a video that just stays on one clip for more than 5 seconds.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
doelcm82 Avatar
63 months ago

Those quick cuts just feel like a very American thing or maybe its just new in general but I'm noticing it a lot in series aswell. One face of the conversation to the other, and back and back.
Saw it a bit ago in a Dota 2 team intro clip aswell, so all over the place it was making me annoyed.

It's an MTV thing from 30 years ago. It just kind of stuck.

Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
wizard Avatar
63 months ago

18 cuts in the first 20 seconds of the video - does that drive anyone else crazy?!?

Yes it does!
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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