Apple’s New “Spaceship” Headquarters
Apple is building its circular, 2.8M SF, one-mile in circumference, $5B "spaceship" campus in Cupertino. Curved glass will completely encompass both sides of the main building so employees can look into the inner green or out to the exterior landscape
The structure was designed by Lord Norman Foster, who got his idea from looking at London Square, while Steve Jobs took inspiration from the Main Quad on Stanford’s campus. London Square has a mini-park in the center, and after Foster scaled up that design, it slowly morphed into a circular building that enclosed a big park.
The original building contractors were Skanska and DPR, but they parted ways from the project in early 2015 and were replaced by Rudolph & Sletten Construction,
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