Apple will let visitors drop in for coffee at its ‘spaceship’ campus

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Come and hang out with Tim Cook and co.
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Apple’s forthcoming $5 billion “spaceship” Apple campus may be designed to squeeze in a massive 13,000 employees, or the equivalent of 35 fully-filled Boeing 747s, but don’t worry: it’s got plenty of space for you, too.

According to Apple’s plans for the new headquarters, the Apple 2 campus will include a glass-walled structure for visitors, boasting a 2,386-square-foot cafe, 10,114-square-foot gift shop, and rooftop viewing space, where visitors can gaze out over Apple’s domain while Tim Cook tells you that everything the light touches is his kingdom.

Apple's plans for the visitors center.
Apple’s plans for the visitors center.
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Looks relaxing, right? Just make sure you’re not caught using a Samsung Galaxy phone.
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Given how much interest there has been in Apple’s cutting edge headquarters — which Tim Cook has labelled Apple’s “home for innovation and creativity for decades to come” — it seems inevitable that Apple would want to give fans a place they could visit in Cupertino, much as it does with its current 1 Infinite Loop campus.

The new visitor’s area will offer “visitors of Apple Campus 2 the opportunity to see the Main Building from the rooftop observation deck,” Apple wrote in a planning document.

Although don’t expect to catch a glimpse of the Apple Car circling on a test track or anything.

Source: Bizjournals