08 Apr '11, 3pm

Facebook’s new campus will simulate real street life, just like Facebook

Facebook’s new campus will simulate real street life, just like Facebook

Facebook's headquarters will have a new suburban face. Photo: pshab Now that Facebook has eaten the entire world and drunk its milkshake, the company understandably needs more space to let it all hang out. So they're moving from their offices in Palo Alto, Calif., to a campus of their own in Menlo Park, a corporate park that is being vacated by the retreating Sun Microsystems. Here's the thing about the move. The choice of the site, which is cut off from the rest of Menlo Park by roads, railroad tracks, and protected wetlands, makes one thing quite clear: Facebook doesn't want to do the work of connecting the brains of every living human to advertisers while it's in an actual place, like downtown Palo Alto or San Francisco. That could get messy. But hey! They know they're supposed to want some kind of placey-ness thing, because places are cool, right? So they're remaking t...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/urbanism/2011-04-08-facebooks-new-ca...

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