Google's New Headquarters Are Going to Be Insane—and Portable
Google has announced ambitious and futuristic plans for a new headquarters and they read like the stuff of science fiction movies. Located in Mountain View—part of Northern California's Silicon Valley and close to San Fransisco—the tech giant seeks to develop its existing land into a new campus full of unique structures, retail developments, and park-like landscaping. Surprisingly, it's the first time Google will design and build offices from the ground up.
Designed by Bjarke Ingels at BIG and Thomas Heatherwick at Heatherwick Studio and according to Google's official blog, the plans are revolutionary and detail construction, not of large concrete office buildings but "lightweight block-like structures which can be moved around easily." The structures will then be covered by large, translucent, climate-controlling canopies which filter light and air, and they'll feature trees and walking paths to create the ultimate in indoor/outdoor experience—very high tech. Keep scrolling to check out the renderings of the new, awe-inspiring campus.