Google has plans for a new state-of-the-art campus in Sunnyvale, California, that looks to expand the tech giant’s architectural footprint in Silicon Valley. It is teaming up with the Bjarke Ingels Group to create a green-roofed tech campus in Moffett Park.
The 1.04 million-square-foot project is designed to accommodate 4,500 employees, and features eye-catching terraced buildings topped with accessible green roofs. They also plan to target the LEED Gold initiative by racking up points through native, low-irrigation landscape and promoting eco-friendly transit.
The new Sunnyvale community will be flush with green spacing and help with the current housing and transportation issues the area has been experiencing by providing space for both offices and people to live.
The site will be built on $210 million of real estate purchased from NetApp, which currently houses 13 buildings and a parking garage, in addition to unused land. In conjunction with the real estate project, Google will donate $1,000,000 towards housing the area’s homeless and another $750,000 for local education initiatives.
The project will not be completed until 2021, at the earliest.