At Apple HQ

At Apple HQ

Having used Mac computers professionally since 1988, Roger is a bit of an Apple fan.

So with Culpertino close to San Francisco airport (we had just taken Stephanie there to catch her return flight) we went for a mini Steve Jobs pilgrimage.

First stop, the 32 acre existing Apple headquarters One Infinite Loop – a University campus both in terms of the buildings and the young people. But they have that purposeful “Apple strut”. Second, we drove a couple of blocks to spy out the new $5billion Apple Park development designed to take 12,000 employees.

Apple bought the land 11 years ago and Steve Jobs personally worked with Norman Foster on the ‘spaceship’ circular design.

A line of Apple employees waiting for a shuttle bus home at One Infinity Loop. Note the obligatory backpacks, colourful sneakers and the intense focus on the iphones
Apple Park glimpsed. In terms of scale, it’s bigger than the Pentagon

Thanks for reading. We'd love to hear your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s