[43][44], The campus is one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the world,[2] and the main building,[45] Steve Jobs Theater,[46] and fitness center[47] are all LEED Platinum certified. Until April 2008, Apple had not sought the necessary permits to begin construction, so it was estimated that the project would not be ready in 2010 as originally proposed; however, the buildings on the site were held by Apple for its operations. The WIRED conversation illuminates how technology is changing every aspect of our lives—from culture to business, science to design. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/20) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/20) and Your California Privacy Rights. The campus, often called the "spaceship" thanks to its circular main building, houses thousands of Apple employees and incorporates renewable energy and green space to make a truly unique corporate space. [50] The air flows freely between the inside and outside of the building, providing natural ventilation and obviating the need for HVAC systems during nine months of the year. Apple has had a presence in Cupertino since 1977, which is why the company decided to build in the area rather than move to a cheaper, distant location. The inner part of the circular building contains a 30-acre (12 ha) park featuring a pond, with fruit trees and winding pathways inspired by California fruit orchards. In an April 2018 press release, Apple announced that it had switched to being powered entirely by renewable energy. Apple Park places people at its heart, creating an ideal workplace for continued creativity, innovation and wellbeing. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wanted the campus to look less like an office park and more like a nature refuge. [11], In April 2006, Apple's then CEO Steve Jobs announced to the city council of Cupertino that Apple had acquired nine contiguous properties to build a second campus, the Apple Campus 2. It is the essential source of information and ideas that make sense of a world in constant transformation. Parking is located both underground and in two large parking structures accommodating approximately 14,200 employees. We have a shot at building the best office building in the world. The campus uses only glass for its walls and views of the inner courtyard as well as of the landscape facing the exterior of the building. [69], The land that Apple purchased for the campus came with an old barn that was built in 1916 by John Leonard using redwood planks. Apple Park Visitor Center is a two-story 20,135 sq ft (1,870.6 m2) structure with four main areas: an Apple Store[62] featuring Apple-branded merchandise (T-shirts, hats, tote bags, post cards) not sold at regular Apple stores,[63] a 2,386 sq ft (221.7 m2) café, an exhibition space which currently showcases a 3D model of Apple Park with augmented reality, and a roof terrace overlooking the campus. [41], The facade panes are produced by Bavarian company seele GmbH. Leonard married into the Glendenning Family, who immigrated to the United States from Scotland and settled in the area in the 1850s. [citation needed]. [2][11] The planted trees are Oak savanna, Oak wood, and fruit trees including apricot, apple, plum, cherry and persimmon. [70] Among the apple varieties represented are Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Gravenstein, and Pink Lady, but the McIntosh is notably absent. It’s Apple Headquarters in Cupertino, California, and to Apple fans, it’s a place thought of with romance and wonder. Ad Choices, Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership. [22] Shortly thereafter, demolition work began to prepare the site for construction. Apple Park is het hoofdkantoor van het Amerikaans elektronicabedrijf Apple Inc. aan 1 Apple Park Way in Cupertino (Californië).Het hoofdkantoor werd gebouwd in opdracht van Apple en werd in april 2017 in gebruik genomen. Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership Flawless curves, milled aluminum, endless glass, walled garden—sounds like an Apple product. [20] He did not live to see construction begin. [54], The research and development facilities feature two large 300,000 square feet (28,000 m2) buildings on the southern edge of the campus and are occupied by more than 2,000 people. [33] It is four stories above the ground and three stories underground. © 2020 Condé Nast. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. The parking is managed by sensors and apps, which manage the traffic and parking spaces. It opened to the public on November 17, 2017. [68] The spacious courtyard in the middle of the primary building was planted with apricot, olive, and apple orchards, as well as a herb garden near the cafe. The inner rim and outer rim on each floor are left open as walkways. [69] Apple's headhunters tracked down Muffly in 2010 after Jobs recognized the quality of the oak trees near the Stanford Dish and asked his people to find the arborist who was caring for them. [74] Kaid Benfield of the Natural Resources Defense Council, a non-profit environmental advocacy group, criticized the proposed campus for contributing to existing suburban sprawl, with car-dependent features and waste of expensive real estate that could have been used for affordable housing.
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