Apple's new mothership
In Silicon Valley, design is everything -- from software and hardware to data systems and even food. And now, some tech companies are breaking with the past as they plan for the future, foregoing traditional office parks in tan, prison-like campuses in favor of towering glass monuments, open floor plans, and plenty of green space. The idea: foster better collaboration, make happier employees, and attract the best talent.
It's an ambitious goal, one that is luring famous designers and architects with the challenge of turning corporate buildings into art. Here are a few of the jaw-dropping designs soon to be built.
Steve Jobs' lasting stamp on Apple's image will not be a new gadget, but a building. Apple is already at work constructing a new ring-shaped, spaceship-like headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. to supplement the current site at 1 Infinite Loop.
December 3, 2013 7:00 AM PST
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