Apple Park Overview Updated September 3, 2018

Apple Park

Apple Park is Apple's new, 175-acre corporate campus. Its 2.8 million-square-foot main building, or "spaceship," is considered to be one of the most energy-efficient buildings on earth. The campus and nearby visitor center opened in 2017, and will house over 12,000 employees.

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September 2012 - September 2018


 

  • 175-acre campus
  • Over 2.8 million sq. ft. of office space
  • 17 megawatts of rooftop solar 
  • Separate on-site R&D facilities
  • 100,000 sq. ft. fitness center
  • Underground 1000-seat Steve Jobs Theater
  • Public Visitor Center featuring Augmented Reality experience
  • Will run on 100% renewable energy
  • Architected by Foster+Partners

First announced by Steve Jobs in 2006, Apple kicked off construction on its new 175-acre “Campus 2” in late 2013 and was expected to start moving in more than 12,000 of its employees in April 2017. The campus, located approximately one mile east of its current headquarters in Cupertino, California is also often referred to as the Apple “Spaceship” due to the appearance of the site’s main circular building.

CEO Tim Cook explained why Apple Park’s theater was named after the late Steve Jobs:

To honor his memory and his enduring influence on Apple and the world, the theater at Apple Park will be named the Steve Jobs Theater. Opening later this year, the entrance to the 1,000-seat auditorium is a 20-foot-tall glass cylinder, 165 feet in diameter, supporting a metallic carbon-fiber roof. The Steve Jobs Theater is situated atop a hill — one of the highest points within Apple Park — overlooking meadows and the main building.

Apple Park also houses a visitor center with an exclusive corporate store and mini Caffè Macs. The visitor center opened to public in November 2017.

Check out our Apple Park Construction Progress Timeline for aerial photos, drone flyovers, and more news.

Apple Park Stories September 3

Apple applies for four Apple Park trademarks, as Core ML trademark is granted

We learned back in March that Apple wanted to trademark its concentric rings logo of the Apple Park – and it has now applied for four more trademarks relating to its new campus …

Apple Park Stories August 28

Apple granted design patent for the exterior of the Steve Jobs Theater [Update]

Update: Closer review of the documentation suggests that the patent may more broadly cover Apple’s above-ground entrances. Patent illustrations more closely resemble Apple’s retail store in Kunming, China. The filing, which lists Apple retail staff, also references the store’s opening.

Apple was today granted a design patent for the exterior of the Steve Jobs Theater

Apple Park Stories August 15

Watch this breathtaking GIF of Apple Park’s 3-story lunchroom door opening

This afternoon, Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter regarding updates to the lunchroom at the company’s spaceship headquarters.

Apple Park Stories June 14

One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein’s interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday, was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks.

We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much better for your lifestyle.

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Apple Park Stories June 4

Apple opened up its Apple Park campus to more than 350 WWDC scholarship students yesterday, welcoming them to an orientation and meet-and-greet in the Steve Jobs Theater. And it looks like the company wanted to make sure the place was looking good for their visit …

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Apple Park Stories May 24

While the architecture and landscape of Apple’s new campus in Cupertino have been extensively documented through photography, drone flights, and spirited conversation, a new video from manufacturer Leon Speakers calls attention to an overlooked aspect of Apple Park – its audio system. 

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