26 Feb '15, 1pm

#Luiis_3x ] BIG and Heatherwick Studio to design Google’s new Mountain View HQ: Heatherwick ... [ #Luispokel ]

#Luiis_3x ] BIG and Heatherwick Studio to design Google’s new Mountain View HQ: Heatherwick ... [ #Luispokel ]

also reveals that the plans include bike and pedestrian paths throughout the campus, and while there are currently no proposals for housing within the new headquarters, “the company has told the City Council that it wants housing, and lots of it.” This is a hot issue for Google; the company employs 20,000 people locally, and not everyone is thrilled with the tech worker’s effects on housing prices and residential communities at large. Recent months have seen protestors rally against the “Google Buses” transporting workers from San Francisco to Mountain View. One of the ways to address this would be to build housing as part of a new Googleplex—though, understandably, not everyone in the Mountain View area is thrilled with the idea.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/big-and-heatherwick-studio-to-design...

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