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Drone Video of Apple's Campus Shows Construction Moving Along

It's going to be one of the largest office buildings in the world.

Matthew Roberts

Construction for the new Apple Campus is moving along. Trees have popped up and structures are taking shape. Take a look at some new drone footage of the construction site in Cupertino, California.

Yes, the Apple Campus 2 is supposed to look like a spaceship. There’s going to be an R&D facility, a fitness center, and an auditorium. When it’s complete, it will be one of the largest office buildings in the world.

New drone footage shows the construction of Apple Campus 2, which is designed to look like a spaceship.Matthew Roberts
A roof has been built over Apple Campus 2's auditorium.Matthew Roberts

It’s also supposed to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. According to Apple, the campus will recycle or reuse more than 95 percent of the material from demolished buildings at the construction buildings, such as concrete, glass, and metal.

Right now the roof already has solar panels. Matthew Roberts, who posted the drone video, estimates that the installations are 65 percent complete.

Solar panels have been installed on the roof.  Apple Campus 2 is expected to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy.Matthew Roberts

The building will also have natural ventilation, as air flows freely between the inside and outside of the building.

Workers are also working on landscaping. The landscaping over the new tunnel at the campus is nearly complete, and the workers have started planting trees around the building.

Workers have planted the first batch of trees.Matthew Roberts
Apple Campus 2 will have a tunnel.  Pictured above is landscape work of the tunnel.Matthew Roberts

The footage was taken after rainfall in Cupertino, which led to an accumulation of water at the construction site. Here’s some drone footage from December.

Here’s the full video:

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