|CLIENT:||Schuff Steel Company|
|LOCATION:||Cupertino, CA, USA|
The Apple Campus 2 houses 13,000 employees in a four story circular building approximately 2.8 million square feet (260,000 m2). Other facilities include a 1,000 seat auditorium, Research and Development facilities, fitness centre and an orchard. The HQ has 80% of its site covered with trees, and has access to clean energy and power sources, including natural gas. The local energy grid will only be accessed in emergencies. Apple developed the design to surround their brand values of innovation, ease of use and beauty.
DBM Vircon’s scope included 3D BIM modeling and shop detailing for the structural steel framing for the full structure comprising of roof, restaurant and entries. In addition to the headquarters building, DBM Vircon carried out shop detailing on the Apple Theatre, Underground Auditorium. This is a 1,000 Ton steel project which is based adjacent to the Apple Headquarters primarily used for holding media events and new product launches. Overall project deliverables included: