With each new filing -- and added detail -- the enormous scale of the project emerges
Steve Jobs may be gone, but work on Apple's (AAPL) new corporate campus proceeds apace.
Foster + Partners, the architectural firm Jobs commissioned to design headquarters large enough to accommodate 13,000 employees, has submitted another filing to the Cupertino City Council, which posted the latest drawings on its site here.
On June 7, the day after his final Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Steve Jobs made a surprise appearance before the Cupertino City Council. He was seeking permission to build a new corporate headquarters for Apple (AAPL).
"We have a shot," Jobs told the council, "at building the best office building in the world."
121 days later, he was dead.
On Sept. 8 the city held a public hearing to discuss the environmental impact MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 11, 2011 7:05 AM ET
The Mac Observer's widely reposted comparison was a little off
Kudos to The Mac Observer's John Martellaro for dusting off his geometry and calculating the diameter of the circle that would circumscribe the Pentagon's five 921-foot sides. Answer: 1,566 feet.
But he went astray when he eyeballed the floor plans for Apple's (AAPL) proposed new headquarters -- made public last week by the Cupertino city council -- to estimate the diameter the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 17, 2011 8:59 AM ET
Apple's plans to build a second Cupertino campus got a green light Monday. Here's why.
Three years ago last April, Steve Jobs himself addressed the Cupertino city council to announce his intention to expand Apple's (AAPL) operations in their town.
After telling council members that he had originally thought to build a new campus in another city, he reminded them that Apple was -- and still is -- the town's largest tax MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 8, 2009 3:38 PM ET
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