New Apple Campus Proposal Has Been Submitted to Cupertino City Council

Antonina Ilieva by Antonina Ilieva,
13 August 2011

 image: Foster + Partners; Apple Inc.image: Foster + Partners; Apple Inc.
If you love Apple and fine ingenious design as much as we do, you will be thrilled to hear that the beautiful, environmentally-aware Foster + Partners designed new Apple Campus is now one step closer to becoming a reality. The Cupertino City Council has just announced that Apple Inc. has submitted a development proposal for their new Apple Campus.

image: Foster + Partners; Apple Inc.

The proposal covers a 175 acre area bounded by the I-280 to the South, Wolfe Road to the West, Homestead Road to the North and North Tantau Avenue to the East.

image: Foster + Partners; Apple Inc.

Cupertino Council have explained the proposal includes:
An Office, Research and Development Building comprising approximately 2.8 million square feet;
A 1,000 seat Corporate Auditorium;
A Corporate Fitness Center;
Research Facilities comprising approximately 300,000 square feet;
A Central Plant; and
Associated Parking.

image: Foster + Partners; Apple Inc.

Cupertino's review process will consist of:
Environmental Impact Assessment (including traffic, noise, air quality, etc.) during which there will be opportunity for public comment
Development review
Public hearings at the Planning Commission and the City Council.

View our previous comic mashup video on Steve Jobs' first presentation to Cupertino City Council:


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