Amazon, the worldwide based e-commerce site has amazed the world with the new design of its corporate headquarters in Downtown Seattle. The odd design of the Amazon’s headquarter certainly is head-turning.
NBBJ firm designed and is developing more than nature-friendly structure for Amazon
As per the reports, the structure is designed and developed by NBBJ firm. The design reflects a series of globes and is claimed to be environmental friendly. The design compiles ‘District energy’ a heating system that recycles the energy for heating the offices.
This doom shaped design of the structure uses the recycled heat from the neighbourhood buildings. This structure also recycles the energies through water pipes and enables the offices of Amazon to heat. The office space is more than 3 million square feet.
Is the structure odd or overwhelming that attracts the passers to click snaps!
- The design of the structure compiles three gigantic spheres that resemble melted-together Milk Duds.
- The structure measures 500-foot tall tower.
- For the unexpected design, the architectural oddity has become social media phenomenon and tourist attraction.
- The images of the structure are streaming through Instagram and Twitter.
- The structure is under construction and is expected to be executed within 2018 as per NBBJ.
- The first phase of the project was finished in late 2015.
- Passersby click the snaps of this amusing building and take a glance on the working crews fixing the glass panels to the steel frames.
Biospheres of Amazon aim to create a natural and stress-free environment
- Amazon calls the 100 ft tall spheres as Biospheres.
- Amazon aims to host around 300 plant species in the future workplace for the Amazonians.
- Creating a walk amid zone with greenery, Amazon aims to reduce the stress of the Amazonians.
- Walking along the suspension bridges towards the meeting spaces in the natural essence that resemble bird nest perched in matured trees; Amazon expects to brainstorm its staffs.
- With such unexpected designed structure, Amazon is eager that it would influence the employees and develop their productivity, creativity, and relaxation with the created connection with nature.
- This design is indeed a trendsetter and appealing with its location and the complexity rises with the glass and steel high-rises in between the busy street in Seattle.
- Seattle is a busy location with an abundant number of food trucks and numerous of apartments in walking distances.
- CEO and founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos aim to preserve the urban campus with such attempts.
- Other tech companies being inspired by such thoughts have started squeezing new offices into the city.
- With the execution of this structure, Amazon would have an office space measuring 10 million square feet in Seattle, which is more than 15 percent of the entire city’s inventory.
- The spheres and three surrounding towers occupy more than 10 square blocks.
- The designed spheres are the boldest statement from Amazon.
- The inspiration of this structured design developed with a thought, link to the natural world is missing with the typical working environment.
- The main challenge faced was to create a favorable environment for the plants not alike the greenhouse and even which would be suitable for humans.
- Executing such structure that is favourable for plants and humans, the growth of Amazon appears unstoppable and Amazon would continue its journey of redefining Seattle as the nation’s fast mounting city.