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A peek into Google’s new campus

After trading places with LinkedIn, Google’s new headquarters are closer to being finished in Silicon Valley - which is in the midst of a building boom.



Silicon Valley is undergoing a bit of a building boom with several tech giants commissioning new headquarters - mostly from big name architects. It started with Facebook with a campus designed by Frank Gehry, then came Apple with their Lord Norman Foster spacecraft-like, donut-shaped building which is nearing completion and finally we have Google.



Google’s new headquarters will be designed by Heatherwick Studio who teamed up with BIG to design a sprawling campus for the tech pioneers. Google did however experience some trouble with the site but traded spaces with LinkedIn.



Heatherwick Studio and BIG have recently released new renderings of the campus. Major elements include a sprawling tent-like roof that will enclose several discrete structures, regulating the internal climate. A green "loop" lined with cafes and shops will thread through several of these pavilion structures.




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