If everything goes according to plan, Apple will complete its new $5 billion ‘spaceship’ campus this year. It’s been a long time coming.
Steve Jobs once said that the new campus meant Apple had “a shot at building the best office building in the world.” Fast forward to today, and the latest footage shows that most of the earthwork, started in 2014, has been completed. Now construction workers have started to install large panels of curved glass on what the company has described as the “greenest building on the planet.” When Apple’s Campus 2 is finished, it will house more than 13,000 employees over 18 acres, and it will include a massive fitness center, as well as a state-of-the-art auditorium for Apple keynote presentations. Here’s a look at how far Apple’s new campus has come, and what it will look like when it’s all finished. Here’s the entire campus, in one shot.
This shot was taken by a drone piloted by Duncan Sinfield in February, 2016. Here’s what the construction site looked like in May 2014, shortly after most existing buildings had been cleared out. All of the major landscaping work was completed in 2015. Now, Apple only needs to finish the building, which it will do by “late 2016,” barring any additional setbacks. See the rest of the story at Business Insider