Thursday, June 1, 2017

Meet Google’s ambitious (and ludicrously expensive) new London headquarters

Apparently, Google missed the memo on Brexit. Instead of fleeing the UK mainland, the internet giant just submitted plans for an enormous new ‘landscraper’ that will serve as its headquarters in London. The 11-story building will cover an astounding 1 million square feet (92,000 square meters), stretching longer than the height of London’s iconic Shard. According to the Guardian, the building will be part of a whole Google campus for around 7,000 employees. Construction is set to begin sometime next year. Although Google declined to comment on the price of the building, a quick back-of-the-napkin calculation can give some indication of…

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