Apple’s Extravagant New Spaceship Campus Could Cost $2 Billion More Than Expected

April 5, 2013 by  
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Just a few months before his death in 2011, Steve Jobs announced plans to build a new corporate campus for Apple in Cupertino City , California. Since then the initial $3 billion price tag for the extravagant spaceship-like development has jumped to an estimated $5 billion, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek . Apple’s new HQ, designed by Foster + Partners , will cost more than the $3.9 billion being spent on the new World Trade Center complex in New York – an estimate which triggered criticism from the business community and company’s shareholders. Read the rest of Apple’s Extravagant New Spaceship Campus Could Cost $2 Billion More Than Expected Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Apple architecture , apple building plans , apple campus , Apple Campus 2 , Apple HQ Cupertino , Apple Spaceship Headquarters , energy efficient buildings , green masterplan Apple , Steve Jobs , steve jobs new campus , Sustainable buildings        

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Apple Reveals Building Plan for Amazing Cupertino Campus with over 5MW Solar Roof

December 8, 2011 by  
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When renderings of the new Apple campus in Cupertino, California appeared on the scene in June we were stunned by its innovative shape, now we’ve learned that the new circular spaceship building, designed by Foster and Partners , will have one of the largest corporate solar roofs in the country. New building plans released by Apple to the city of Cupertino show the solar canopy will cover the entirety of the main rounded structure as well as the stand-alone parking structure. Estimates put the structure’s square footage at just over 500,000 which would make the array a whopping 5 megawatt system , allaying our fears that the rumors about Apple running their new campus on natural gas were true. Read the rest of Apple Reveals Building Plan for Amazing Cupertino Campus with over 5MW Solar Roof Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , apple , apple building plans , apple campus , apple cupertino campus , apple new building , apple offices , apple renderings , apple’s new campus , apples new offices , building in cupertino , cupertino building , cupertino campus , cupertino city council , green architecture , Green Building , round buildings , solar canopy , Solar Power , Solar Roof

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