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Apple Park

Apple Park is Apple's new, 175-acre corporate campus. Its 2.8 million-square-foot main building, or "spaceship," is considered to be one of the most energy-efficient buildings on earth. The campus and nearby visitor center opened in 2017, and will house over 12,000 employees.

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  • 175-acre campus
  • Over 2.8 million sq. ft. of office space
  • 17 megawatts of rooftop solar 
  • Separate on-site R&D facilities
  • 100,000 sq. ft. fitness center
  • Underground 1000-seat Steve Jobs Theater
  • Public Visitor Center featuring Augmented Reality experience
  • Will run on 100% renewable energy
  • Architected by Foster+Partners

First announced by Steve Jobs in 2006, Apple kicked off construction on its new 175-acre “Campus 2” in late 2013 and was expected to start moving in more than 12,000 of its employees in April 2017. The campus, located approximately one mile east of its current headquarters in Cupertino, California is also often referred to as the Apple “Spaceship” due to the appearance of the site’s main circular building.

CEO Tim Cook explained why Apple Park’s theater was named after the late Steve Jobs:

To honor his memory and his enduring influence on Apple and the world, the theater at Apple Park will be named the Steve Jobs Theater. Opening later this year, the entrance to the 1,000-seat auditorium is a 20-foot-tall glass cylinder, 165 feet in diameter, supporting a metallic carbon-fiber roof. The Steve Jobs Theater is situated atop a hill — one of the highest points within Apple Park — overlooking meadows and the main building.

Apple Park also houses a visitor center with an exclusive corporate store and mini Caffè Macs. The visitor center opened to public in November 2017.

Check out our Apple Park Construction Progress Timeline for aerial photos, drone flyovers, and more news.

Gallery: This is Apple’s internal ‘Tour Apple Park’ app for welcoming new employees

Most of you are probably already familiar with Apple Park, Apple’s iconic new campus that opened in 2017 and has hosted pretty much every Apple event since then. Despite this, the campus is not open to the public, which makes us even more curious about its structure. Luckily we can now get a better look at Apple Park, thanks to an internal app the company made for employees that is called “Tour Apple Park.”

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Mystery of rainbow stage at center of Apple Park campus is solved, as Jony Ive explains to staff

Apple Park rainbow stage mystery is solved

New drone footage of the Apple Park campus created a mystery earlier this week, when it revealed a rainbow stage at the centre of the spaceship ring.

Arranged like a concert stage, it was clearly for an event of some kind – and it turns out it’s for a pretty special one, to be held on May 17 …



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Apple Park drone videos make a return, show mystery stage at center of spaceship ring

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Throughout the construction of Apple Park, drone update videos became monthly occurrences. They offered beautiful overhead updates on Apple Park’s construction progress, but as construction wrapped up, Apple started to crack down on drone videos. Today, however, Duncan Sinfield is back with his first Apple Park drone update in six months.



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Jony Ive and celebrated designer Naoto Fukasawa discuss Apple Park, design values, more in new interview

A new interview between Jony Ive and Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa offers a rare look into the minds of two design icons. Sitting down in Japan to chat last month, the longtime friends shared thoughts on the future of industrial design, Apple Park’s design challenges, and Fukasawa’s influence on Ive and Apple. The interview was published in the February 2019 edition of Japanese design magazine AXIS.



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Amazing Apple Park LEGO model features entire campus in stunning detail with 85,000 pieces

Apple Park has been inspiring and interesting in a wide variety of ways. From the architecture, sustainability, and cost, down to fine details like speaker design, and the chairs chosen for the campus, it is one of the most fascinating company headquarters in the world. After a two-year long project, a master LEGO craftsman has recreated Apple Park with around 85,000 pieces of the small brick blocks.



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Apple granted design patent for the exterior of the Steve Jobs Theater [Update]

Update: Closer review of the documentation suggests that the patent may more broadly cover Apple’s above-ground entrances. Patent illustrations more closely resemble Apple’s retail store in Kunming, China. The filing, which lists Apple retail staff, also references the store’s opening.

Apple was today granted a design patent for the exterior of the Steve Jobs Theater



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All Apple Park employees getting standing desks because ‘sitting is the new cancer’

One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein’s interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday, was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks.

We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much better for your lifestyle.



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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with Tim Cook at Apple Park to discuss app development, education opportunities, more

Apple CEO Tim Cook and several other members of Apple leadership visited yesterday with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the company’s new Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino. The visit included a trip to the Steve Jobs Theater, and was attended by Saudi ambassador to the United States Prince Khalid bin Salman and members of the Crown Prince’s delegation.



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