Apple outlines new 12,000 capacity 'spaceship' campus

Apple CEO Steve Jobs presented his idea for a new Apple campus to the Cupertino City Council yesterday - a massive circular structure with capacity for 12,000 employees at a former Hewlett-Packard site.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs presented his idea for a new Apple campus to the Cupertino City Council yesterday - a massive circular structure with capacity for 12,000 employees at a former Hewlett-Packard site.

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Here are some highlights:

  • Four-story building
  • Will feature on-site energy center
  • The site will feature 20% landscaping to 80% landscaping and feature underground parking
  • Plan to increase trees from 3,700 to 6,000
  • Support for increase in employees from 9,500 to 13,000
  • R&D buildings, auditorium, fitness center
  • Jobs wants plans submitted ASAP, ground breaking to start next year and people to move in in 2015