According to foreign media reports, Google will be in London, UK to build a new headquarters plan, and now finally from the design stage has taken a substantial step forward. This week, local local councilors in London approved the project, and Google could build its own new headquarters building in London's King's Cross.
Google's new headquarters, jointly designed by Heatherwick Studios and Bjarke Ingels Group. The design of the new headquarters building is named "landscraper" because it is taller than any other building around it.
The building has a total of 11 floors, the entire planning area of the ground extension length of 330 meters, covers an area of about 100,000 square meters, and Google will occupy about 65% of the space. And this is Google's first outside the United States has all the ownership and independent design of the headquarters building.
In the building around, there will be a variety of shopping malls and communities, and will be open to the outside world. Designers in the plan submitted to the city council review, said the Google office entrance will be scattered in the various space, to create a kind of "can change over time, completely open regional buildings." & Rdquo;
Therefore, when Google's 7,000 employees in the future after moving into the new headquarters, in addition to the original and the same relaxed and happy work space, you can also use a variety of different uses of the game area for sports activities, and even includes a three Lanes, 25 meters long swimming pool. After the hard work of the staff every day, you can also rest in the lounge or enjoy the massage service.
Google London, the new headquarters of the most concerned about the part, should be the design of the roof garden. It stretches almost the same length as the whole building. At the same time in this "high-altitude green belt", there will be a coffee shop and 200 meters long jogging track.
Thomas Heatherwick, founder of Heatherwick Studios, hopes to make the King's Cross a fascinating community that collides with each other in different architectural forms and spaces, and Google's new headquarters will be the core of the region as a whole, and in the next few years More elements.
It is reported that Google's new headquarters building and the surrounding community construction work will start from 2018.