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Apple Park
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Apple Park is the corporate headquarters of Apple Inc., located in Cupertino, California, United States.

Apple Park is the corporate headquarters of Apple Inc., located in Cupertino, CaliforniaUnited States. It was opened to employees in April 2017, while construction was still underway, and superseded the original headquarters at 1 Infinite Loop, which opened in 1993.[7]

The main building's scale and circular groundscraper design, by Norman Foster,[8] have earned the structure the media nickname "the spaceship."[9][10][11] Located on a suburban site totaling 1.46 km2 (360 acres), it houses more than 12,000 employees in one central four-story circular building of approximately 0.26 km2 (64 acres). Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wanted the campus to look less like a business park and more like a nature refuge; 80 percent of the site consists of green space planted with drought-resistant trees and plants indigenous to the Cupertino area, and the center courtyard of the main building features an artificial pond.

Apple Park is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) east of the original Apple Campus. Apple has had a presence in Cupertino since 1977, which is why the company decided to build in the area rather than move to a cheaper, distant location. The campus is also next to a contaminated site under Superfund legislation with a groundwater plume.

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