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DOMINATE: GOOGLEPLEX Adding 42-Acre Expansion


Not to be outdone by Apple and its upcoming spaceship HQ, or Facebook and its future complex designed by starchitect Frank Gehry, Google is planning a massive expansion to the Googleplex. And in the company’s algorithmic world, form follows data.

The 42-acre expansion was reportedly designed by architecture firm NBBJ using mountains of info gathered and quantified by Google’s real estate team and involving everything from where the sun is at different times of day to which way the wind blows to the importance of placing one work group near another to, quite simply, what sort of workspace employees prefer.

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57570916-93/google-flexes-its-googleplex-with-planned-expansion/

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