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Apple's 'Spaceship' headquarters will include fruit farm full of apples, apricots and plumsApple's 'Spaceship' headquarters will include fruit farm full of apples, apricots and plums

Apple's ‘Spaceship’ Headquarters to Include Fruit Farm

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Apple’s “Spaceship” headquarters is still in the planning process, and brand spanking new documents were just released showing some eco-friendly additions.

Located in Cupertino, California the donut-shaped building’s interior will include a park/fruit farm surrounding a water fountain, Revmodo reports. Now, this isn’t all for show. The fruit will be used in the headquarters cafeteria for more than 14,000 people to enjoy.

Employees will not only get to observe, but also eat tasty apples, plums and apricots. Apple trees, 243 to be exact, of 11 different varieties will be planted. Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Pink Lady and Sierra Beauty, to name a few, will grow in the park. Most will be heirloom.

A small apricot grove and 160 plum trees will thrive directly across from the apple trees. In addition to the delicious fruit, 6,000 trees will be scattered throughout the 150-acres of land.

Apple's 'Spaceship' headquarters goes green with fruit farm
These aren’t the only green features the building contains. In 2011, we reported that the “spaceship,” inspired by former CEO Steve Jobs, would be powered off of its own natural gas-powered generator. Furthermore, the public power grid won’t be used all the time, but just for backup.

Lastly, solar will also be a huge factor for the 2.8 million square feet with photovoltaic cells being added to the roof and parking garage. This could even give Apple the title of “largest corporate solar installation” in the United States; possibly the world.

To see the new docs in full detail, click here. The “spaceship” is to be completed by 2015.

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