a look inside apple’s cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners
all images courtesy city of cupertino

 

 

 

almost a month after apple had unveiled the scale model of the foster + partners-designed curved glass apple headquarters in cupertino, new renders of the final HQ plan have been uncovered by wired. apple campus 2, which was approved by city officials last month, will sit on a plot of 176-acres of land, accommodating approximately 12,000 employees within the south bay city of 60,000 people. included in the plan is a 260,128 m2 office, research and development building, 1000-seat auditorium, 27,870 m2 research facilities, and a generating plant that will serve as the campus’ primary source of electricity. the net-zero architectural development has been conceived as an environmentally-aware scheme, which will increase the existing landscape on the site by 350%. 

 

 

 

 

the majority of the asphalt parking will be moved underground to make room for 6,000 indigenous trees and network of foot paths. the central courtyard is defined by the circular building, providing ample green space for apple employees that integrates outdoor elements into their corporate lifestyle.

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

entrance to the campus

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

the landscape features abundant greenspace and walking paths for pedestrians

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

field leading up to the HQ

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

employees relaxing outside

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

another entrance to the campus

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

office life outdoors – view from within the inside of the ring

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

visitor’s entrance

 

 

inside apple's cupertino spaceship campus by foster + partners

press pavilion