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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Submit Your Photo to Our Captured Photo Contest To Win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card

December 8, 2011 by  
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How has design impacted your life? Is there a specific building, structure, city or object that is really important to you, that helped define you who are today? Perhaps you’ve traveled to distant lands to see incredible works of architecture or maybe the designs that inspire you most are right in your own home. How has design shaped your family memories and connected you to your heritage? We’re partnering with Federated Media to challenge you to send us your favorite photo memory showcasing a design that left an impression on your psyche. We’ll pick our favorite photo based on creativity, image quality and its ability to tell your story and the winner will take home a fabulous $500 Best Buy gift card ! It’s easy to enter and just think about how nice it would be to have an extra $500 to spend on your friends and family this holiday season, or maybe just buy an iPad for yourself! TO ENTER TO WIN A $500 BEST BUY CARD 1. Upload your favorite design photo(s) to Flickr.com and tag them #CapturedPhotoContest_Inhabitat . 2. Important note: Be sure to make your pics “public” so that we can see them. 3. You may submit up to FIVE photos between now and December 24th. We’ll be judging them based on creativity, image quality and storytelling-through-photography. The contest ends on December 24th at 11:59PM EST and we’ll be contacting the winner through Flickr Mail around January 16, 2012. TIPS on how to win: – Pick creative, funny, thought-provoking photos that capture a favorite design memory – You MUST include the hashtag #CapturedPhotoContest_Inhabitat – Mark your photos “public” or else we can’t see them – It will help your changes if you comment below with a link to your Flickr photo and a short description of what it is Read the rest of Submit Your Photo to Our Captured Photo Contest To Win a $500 Best Buy Gift Card Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Best Buy , best buy gift card , best buy photo contest , design contest , design memories , favorite family photo contest , favorite family photos , Favorite Yoneda Family Photo , federated media , inhabitat contest , inhabitat giveaway , inhabitat photo contest , photo contest , Submit Your Photo to the Design Memory Photo Contest

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