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BIG and Heatherwick Trudge On with Googleplex Plans

BIG and Heatherwick Trudge On with Googleplex Plans
BIG and Heatherwick Trudge On with Googleplex Plans , Courtesy of Bloomberg Businessweek
Courtesy of Bloomberg Businessweek

"Google now has to convince its hometown that its intentions are non-evil," commented Bloomberg Businessweek's Brad Stone on "Building Planet Google." Referring to the City of Mountain View's decision to award land to LinkedIn over Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Heatherwick's proposed Googleplex in fear of becoming a "one-corporation town," Stone details the backstory of the futuristic plans and how the architects haven't given up yet. "Neither us or Heatherwick are in the business of producing a pretty painting,” Ingels said to Stone. Read the complete story here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "BIG and Heatherwick Trudge On with Googleplex Plans " 12 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/630391/big-and-heatherwick-trudge-on-with-googleplex-plans/> ISSN 0719-8884

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