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Apple: Campus 2 will “be the greenest building on the planet”

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said at the Climate Week NYC nonprofit event, that “we’re building a new headquarters that I think will be the greenest building on the planet”



Although actual construction on the enormous ring-shaped campus has barely started, many people have been referring to Campus 2 has the “Spaceship campus” due to its futuristic qualities. The campus is situated in Cupertino, California.

The building will be “powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources” and rely on natural ventilation instead of temperature control during 75 percent of the year, according to the Apple website. Other features include 300 electric vehicle charging stations on the campus and planting more than 7 000 trees on the grounds.

It remains to be seen whether Apple will be able to steal the title of the greenest building in the world from Bullitt Center*, an office complex in Seattle. 

(*According to World Architecture News)


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