Google’s new proposed campus ditches rigid walls for flexible, see-thru canopies. GoogleGoogle’s new proposed campus ditches rigid walls for flexible, see-thru canopies.
The plan they came up with for Google is every bit as radical as one would expect. As Bjarke Ingels puts it, the structures proposed for the new campus would do away with rigid walls and roofs and instead “dissolve the building into a simple, super-transparent, ultra-light membrane.” Inside, giant layers could be stacked, Lincoln Log-style, into different work environments, using a fleet of small cranes and robots. Plant life is suffused throughout the campus, indoors and out.
Facebook is working on a forest-topped hanger, reportedly with a single room big enough to house 3, 400 workers.
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