Apple’s new headquarters, currently under construction, is going to be big. So big, in fact, that the Cupertino company has spent $US161 million on the auditorium alone. It’s not due to be completed until the end of 2016, but thanks to a new photo update on the City of Cupertino’s website (above), we can see it’s coming along well and on schedule.
As 9to5Mac notes, the 176-acre campus will accommodate 12,000 employees when finished. The futuristic circular shape has seen “Apple Campus 2” nicknamed the “spaceship.” Estimates of the total cost are as high as $US5 billion.
Here’s an artist’s rendering of how it will look when it’s complete:
If you want a closer look, check out this incredible HD drone footage of the construction site, from the start of January 2015: