By Christian Zibreg on Jan 11, 2017
Though Apple’s yet to confirm a move-in date for the 13,000+ employees it’s planning to house at a new Jony Ive-designed campus, the project is finally coming together after work on it began in 2013. New drone footage from Matthew Roberts suggests the campus may open its doors early this year.
Going by this gorgeous 4K clip, there’s still some work to be done before Campus 2 opens but the main building looks nearly complete, roads are being cleared and landscaping within the building and around its central courtyard is now visible. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Dec 26, 2016
Following his recent Apple Campus 2 construction progress time-lapse video, YouTuber Matthew Roberts today posted a brand new holiday update on his YouTube channel in the form of fresh 4K birds-eye footage of the iSpacehip site captured on Christmas.
Work on the forthcoming campus is expected to be finished early next year, although landscaping work will extend into the second half of 2017. The company should begin moving in employees some time in early 2017. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Dec 16, 2016
YouTubers Matthew Roberts and Duncan Sinfield have been taking their drones to the skies above Apple Campus 2 site on a monthly basis to update us on construction work progress.
Still, nothing illustrates the breathtaking pace of development better than an expertly done time-lapse.
Your wish is Matthew’s command: he’s taken it upon himself to put together a jaw-dropping 4K drone time-lapse footage that shows just how much progress has been made on iSpaceship over the past six months. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Dec 8, 2016
We’ve been tracking rapid construction progress at the Apple Campus 2 site thanks to avid YouTubers who take their expensive drones to the skies each month so we can marvel at jaw-dropping aerial footage of the ring-shaped building that’ll soon become home to a whopping 13,000 employees.
Just ahead of Apple’s planned early-2017 move in, French blog MacGeneration treats us to never-before-seen photographs showing off intricate details and the building’s vast interiors at the 2.8 million-square-foot site. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Nov 29, 2016
Drone footage of iSpaceship site captured by YouTuber Matthew Roberts has impressed us thus far and his latest video is no exception. In addition to showing continuous progress in terms of landscaping and solar panels on the massive flying saucer-shaped building, new videos provide a closer look at an R&D building and an underground auditorium where future events will be held. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Oct 31, 2016
YouTubers Duncan Sinfield and Matthew Roberts flew their drones above Apple Campus 2 like they do every month, bringing us breathtaking visual updates of construction progress at the iSpaceship site. Last month, we saw a bird’s eye overview of the enormous ring-shaped building facade glowing at night and the month before landscaping work was beginning to show. Their latest footage reveals major landscape changes with large trees sprouting up everywhere around the new campus. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Sep 30, 2016
A pair of new flyover videos from YouTubers Duncan Sinfield and Matthew Roberts reveal that Apple has installed exterior lights at Apple Campus 2 site, showing the iSpaceship building facade glowing at night. It’s quite a spectacular sight given the enormous scale of the flying saucer-shaped structure.
Apple Campus 2, as it’s officially called, will become home to more than 12,000 employees when it’s completed some time in early 2017. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 5, 2016
The iPhone maker’s upcoming circular-shaped corporate building, Apple Campus 2 aka “iSpaceship”, seems to be coming along nicely as the company pushes the project to meet its self-imposed January 2017 deadline for moving in.
YouTubers Matthew Roberts and Duncan Sinfield have been taking their pricey drones to the skies every month, like clockwork, to keep us updated on construction progress with birds-eye 4K footage.
The most recent drone video from Matthew focuses on landscaping work as other smaller structures are beginning to pop up throughout the campus, with landscaping on the corporate auditorium set to begin shortly. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jul 1, 2016
YouTubers Duncan Sinfield and Matthew Roberts have both posted their respective 4K aerial shots of the construction progress being made at Apple’s Campus 2 site. The main building, also known as iSpaceship due to its seamless circular appearance, looks near-complete.
Featuring jaw-dropping 4K footage captured via a drone, we can clearly see that work on the upcoming stunning headquarters has progressed rapidly in the past few weeks. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jun 1, 2016
As is their wont, Duncan Sinfield and Matthew Roberts posted their latest iSpaceship drone footage in razor-sharp 4K resolution. The videos show progress made vs. last month, especially regarding the solar panels on the roof and an underground theatre for keynotes and press events. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on May 2, 2016
Work on Apple’s massive flying saucer-shaped Campus 2 building may be completed in time for the planed January 2017 opening after all. New drone footage, courtesy of Matthew Roberts, reveals that the underground auditorium where future media events and corporate meetings will be held is nearly finished, with other structures progressing nicely, too.
The clip offers an overview of a 100,000 square foot fitness center, a research and development center located next to the main iSpaceship building, multiple tunnels scattered throughout the site, the last iSpaceship section being framed, massive glass panels and solar panels on the building’s rooftops and more. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Apr 15, 2016
The Silicon Valley Business Journal yesterday shared a batch of new renderings depicting some new buildings and structures planned for Apple Campus 2, an upcoming flying saucer-shaped 2.8 million square foot structure that should become the company’s new headquarters in January 2017, barring any unforeseen delays. The Apple-commissioned renderings depict two visitor reception locations, several outdoor food stations and an elegantly designed maintenance shed. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Apr 4, 2016
A new ultra high-definition drone video of Apple’s upcoming Campus 2 facility, posted Monday by YouTuber Duncan Sinfield, gives a nice overview of just how far along the project has progressed over the past twelve months.
The video, available in crisp 4K resolution, shows the incredibly complexity of the 2.8 million square foot structure, Steve Jobs’s last project, that should become home to approximately 12,000 Apple employees in January 2017. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 17, 2016
Apple’s boss Tim Cook and Jony Ive, its Chief Design Officer charged with blue sky thinking, have discussed several topics of interest in a new interview published in the March 2016 edition of the Vogue magazine.
The two executives talked the synergy between Apple and fashion, the Apple Watch, partnership with the luxury French brand Hermes and the upcoming flying saucer-shaped Campus 2 building, Apple’s future headquarters. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Sep 2, 2015
The Apple Campus 2 project, a future 2.8 million square foot home for approximately 12,000 Apple employees, is coming along nicely. The structure, affectionally dubbed the iSpaceship due to its ring-shaped design, was recently filmed from above by Silicon Valley-based videographer Duncan Sinfield who shared his footage with MacRumors.
The high-quality aerial video includes segments of Steve Jobs’ 2011 project pitch to the Cupertino City Council as a voiceover. The video is well worth watching as it gives details on the different buildings Apple is constructing while offering progress comparisons with the previous footage from early August. Read More
By Cody Lee on Jul 29, 2015
Apple’s new headquarters is going to be quite the tourist attraction, reports Silicon Valley Business Journal. The site has uncovered documents, first filed with the city of Cupertino back in April, which layout the company’s plans for a massive visitor’s center located on the “spaceship” campus.
According to the plans, the center will include a rooftop observation deck, a cafe, and a 10,000 square-foot storefront. Apple hopes the space will “create a public face of the Apple Campus 2 that reflects Apple’s business and design practices, and allows for a long-term presence in Cupertino.” Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Mar 25, 2015
Apple’s upcoming Campus 2 building, nicknamed by the press iSpaceship due to its appearance resembling a flying saucer that has just landed in a field, will be more environmentally friendly than initially thought with news Wednesday that the facility will take full advantage of recycled water.
As reported by The San Jose Mercury News, the Santa Clara Valley Water District board last night approved a $17.5 million project that will deepen the use of recycled water in the parched South Bay “and make Apple’s futuristic new campus a little bit greener.” Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jan 5, 2015
We’ve seen our a share of aerial footage thus fair detailing progress being made on Campus 2, Apple’s upcoming corporate headquarters shaped as a flying saucer. Uploaded to YouTube on Sunday, a new video — this one in glorious 4K resolution — shows that so-called iSpaceship is indeed coming along nicely.
Of course, you’ll need a 4K output device to really appreciate all the pixels, which shouldn’t be a problem if you own a 27-inch iMac with “5K” Retina display. Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 5, 2014
In addition to the now-iconic “spaceship” building, Apple’s upcoming Campus 2 will also feature a state-of-the-art auditorium and fitness center. And according to building permits recently obtained by BuildZoom, the Cupertino firm is spending a fortune on the two spaces.
The permits show that the 120,000 square foot auditorium where Apple will hold future press events is being constructed by BNBT Builders, and is costing the company around $161 million. Additionally, the 100,000 square foot fitness center is costing them $74 million. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Nov 10, 2014
Apple’s Campus 2 (aka iSpaceship), a 2.8 million square foot, ring-shaped future home to some 12,000 Apple employees, is going to complement Apple’s current Cupertino, California headquarters. Slated for completion by 2016, the massive project has been photographed from every angle and filmed from the air since Apple broke ground a year ago.
The most recent video that YouTuber ‘Myithz’ shot in 1080p using a DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus treats us to an aerial view of the upcoming campus as of this past Saturday, November 8.
If the clip is anything to go by, Apple has made quite a bit of progress at the 176-acre site. Preliminary work on the underpinnings of the structure that will actually be built on top is clearly visible, with bits of the actual building beginning to take shape following completion of the foundation a month ago. Read More