Apple Park: Architecture Book Shows Denied Designs

With Foster + Partners, Apple has hired one of the world’s best-known architectural bureaus to design its new headquarters in Cupertino, California the architects involved in designing various Apple stores around the world. The Norman Foster Foundation, created by the Norman Foster bureau, has published Spaces, a book that also provides interesting insights into the planning of the new head office „Apple Park“.

Apple Park Designs

The shape of the circular new Apple headquarters was by no means clear from the start. As one of the preview pages from the 152-page illustrated book shows, there were various alternatives for discussion, which seem surprisingly simple to us. The former Apple boss Steve is probably due to the fact that these were all rejected and the “Apple-UFO“ got the final award.

The book authored by José Manuel Ballester’s appeared with the Spanish publisher Ivorypress and will over whose website is offered for € 50.

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