Apple new spaceship campus will open in April and named as ‘Apple Park’
Apple’s spaceship campus which was first announced by the late Steve Jobs back in 2006, was finally opened its doors in April. The process of moving 12,000 employees will take around six months to move into the 175-acre spaceship campus.
Apple on Wednesday announced the new campus which was named as Apple Park, and the campus, set in Cupertino, California. The Construction of the buildings and parklands is scheduled to continue through the summer.
The new campus was envisioned by Steve Jobs as a center for creativity and collaboration.
The new spaceship campus was ring-shaped, 2.8 million-square-foot main building is attired entirely in the world’s largest panels of curved glass. The new campus also includes a visitor’s center with an Apple Store and cafe open to the public, a 100,000-square-foot fitness center for the company employees and secure research and development facilities. The parklands in the new campus offer two miles of walking and running paths for employees, and also an orchard, meadow, and pond within the ring’s interior grounds.
Cook said, that Steve’s vision for the company stretched far beyond his time with us and the spaceship will be the home of innovations for the upcoming generations.
In honor to Steve Job’s memory and his enduring influence on the company and the world, the theater at Apple Park will be named the Steve Jobs Theater, who would turn 62 on February 24. The features of Steve Jobs theater include an entrance to the 1,000-seat auditorium is a 20-foot-tall glass cylinder, 165 feet in diameter, supporting a metallic carbon-fiber roof and it is situated on a top hill, one of the highest points within Apple Park, said Apple
Steve jobs were elated, and enthused, by the California landscape, by its light and its expansiveness, his wife Laurene Powell Jobs said in the release.