How the Tech Industry Is Quietly Changing the Face of American Cities

How the Tech Industry Is Quietly Changing the Face of American Cities

When Steve Jobs presented the initial design for his donut-like headquarters to the Cupertino City Council, in 2011, he described the building as a reaction against suburban office parks. “We’ve come up with a design that puts 12,000 people in one building; which sounds a bit odd,” he said. “But we’ve seen these office parks with a lot of buildings, and they get pretty boring pretty fast. We’d like to do something better.” The question, though, is better for whom?

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via io9 http://gizmodo.com/how-the-tech-industry-is-quietly-changing-the-face-of-a-513266451

x-post by Jered Higgins

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