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Google's New Headquarters In London Focuses On Solar Energy

By Brian Spaen

Google is in the process of opening up a new headquarters in London. It’s been a long time coming as plans for the new building began back in 2013. Right now, the expectation is of a large complex that’s up to 11 stories high and will occupy a campus that stretches out to 20 acres. They will also be employing over 4,000 people in the area. 

Bjarke Ingels Group and Heatherwick Studio have been the redesigners of the extensive project. Original designs were approved in September 2013, but halted just a few months later due to Google wanting something better. Both companies were also behind the production of the Mountain View campus in California. The Guardian calls it a landscraper, saying “the finished building will be longer than the Shard is tall.” The Shard is a 95-story skyscraper that houses varying business offices.

Source: Google