Apple City Cupertino: Architect Norman Foster hard at work

Last month we posted an article about Apple’s plans to expand its base in Cupertino with the news that the giant tech company had purchased 98 acres of land near its current site. Along with another 50 acres of land that Apple previously purchased the plan was to centralize its operations with a base several times the size of the current headquarters.

Now we hear that world-renowned British architect, Norman Foster, has been chosen to design the new campus and from what we know so far Apple is going all out to impress with some grand visions. According to Seth Weintraub over on 9to5Mac, sourced from El Economista, the two campuses will be linked by an underground tunnel system.

Transportation between and around campuses will be through a network of tunnels so that all other surface areas can be green. Renewable energy sources and the latest technology in both materials and equipment will also be used in the development which has been dubbed Apple City.

For more on this go to 9to5mac.com. This sounds like a futuristic design which of course is nothing less than you’d expect from Apple? It will be fascinating to see how this pans out over the next few years. What are your thoughts on ‘Apple City’? We’d be interested to know so please feel free to send us your comments.