Since April, the first employees of the company Apple began to move into the new headquarters under the name Park then Apple. Its cost was $ 5 billion – the most expensive headquartered in history. Wired journalist met with the company in a new building and found a few fun details.
Shamrock – it was he, not a donut, was to become the prototype for the company’s future headquarters. But due to the fact that from the air it looks like and is perceived quite differently (there could have guessed), from its original ideas Steve Jobs refused. As a result, the basis for the headquarters of a circle or donut was selected.
Air conditioning – you will not see them. Steve Jobs hated them, so engineers and architects did their best to clean them. Inside hidden pipe that can heat and cool air which is circulated outside. Also on top of the building, a special canopy that closes the building from the sun.
Door height of almost 17 meters – in the Apple love big scale. The width of the doors will be 26 meters. Install them in the cafe and when the weather will allow – they will be opened. In order not to create unnecessary noise, mechanisms will be recessed into the floor. And specifically, to fulfill an order for Apple glass of similar size, the Germans had to order a special huge furnace for melting glass.
Box for pizza – yes, Apple is developing not only the electronics. The company has applied for a patent in 2010, has been approved in the 2012th. It’s nice that it is round, not square, as usual). It is believed that this box will take longer to leave the pizza fresh and warm.
Conclusion Wired. The journalists wrote that Apple’s headquarters is really amazing – it never was. But, according to him, everything looks too Online Time: it seems that Apple executives invited him only in order to show the coolness of the company. At the same time, Apple itself is steep and successful products after the death of Steve Jobs never revealed: the basic means it also brings all the iPhone.