A New Idea in Architecture? No New Buildings

A New Idea in Architecture? No New Buildings

In the mid-aughts, after acquiring an abandoned tech campus in Mountain View, California, Google tapped Clive Wilkinson Architects to fashion a new corporate campus—Googleplex 1.0—out of it. Courtesy Benny Chan/Fotoworks At its Googleplex headquarters in Mountain View, California, Google has what is arguably one of the most sustainable corporate campuses in America. It has a new million-square-foot complex on a 42-acre landscape, featuring monumental futuristic buildings from Danish architect Bjarke Ingels and British designer Thomas Heatherwick. But these places are not the same place. Although the new campus has no doubt been developed with a sense of environmental duty, […]

Leave your comment