Apple Park Campus Shown Off in New Drone Video, Mystery Stage Included

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    While Apple Park was being constructed, drone pilots like Duncan Sinfield followed Apple's progress on the buildings and landscaping, allowing us to see the campus as work progressed.

    Apple Park has been done for some time now and drone videos have largely stopped, but Duncan Sinfield stopped by Apple Park this morning and captured a great-looking drone video that we thought we'd share with MacRumors readers.

    The main ring-shaped building has all of its completed landscaping, and the video also shows off auxiliary buildings like the Steve Jobs Theater and on-campus parking structures. Hundreds of trees cover the interior and exterior of the ring-shaped building, and there's a large central pond. Everything is looking lush and green thanks to heavy rains in the Bay Area over the course of the last few months.

    Of particular interest is an event stage with a rainbow arch and multiple lights that's located right in the middle of the campus. It's not clear what this is for, but it's likely an upcoming employee-only concert event of some sort, as visitors to the site aren't allowed onto the campus.

    There's no word right now on what the event might be, but Apple often hosts beer bashes and other employee events at Apple Park. The Apple Park Visitor's Center is closed on Friday, May 17, so that may be when the event is set to take place.

    Article Link: Apple Park Campus Shown Off in New Drone Video, Mystery Stage Included
  2. cb3, May 8, 2019
    Last edited: May 8, 2019

    cb3 macrumors regular

    Jun 5, 2017
    This why your iPhones and computers are so high - in case you were wondering.

    Do you have to walk to get to someone office on the other side of the circle?

    "I'm here to meet with Miss So-and-So.

    "Yes Sir - Miss So-and-So's is a half mile walk in that direction. Just follow the curve and you will run right into her. Have a good day!"
  3. DotCom2 macrumors 68040

    Feb 22, 2009
    I will be visiting this Apple Park Campus later this year. Can anyone who has already been there tell me what you are allowed to Visit/see and what not? I know they have a Visitor Center Store but beyond that, anything else?
  4. bendodson macrumors member


    Jul 12, 2008
    Looks like the colours of the Apple Watch activity circles to me. Wasn’t there an employee only fitness drive thing recently?

    Edit: ah no it’s definitely a rainbow
  5. Gutwrench Contributor


    Jan 2, 2011
  6. WelshDog macrumors member


    Jan 29, 2002
    That building and campus are spectacular. In my entire life I've never worked at a place even a tenth as cool as that. Wonder how it has performed on a day-in, day-out basis from a typical worker's perspective? Is parking easy? Do you get to appreciate the facility, or do you just work all day and go home? Does the roof leak? Do the toilets get clogged? Would love to know how super designed, high-tech facilities like this actually perform.
  7. mi7chy macrumors 603


    Oct 24, 2014
    Looks like a modern prison modeled after Santo Stefano Prison but without the ocean view.

  8. ElectricPotato macrumors regular


    Dec 13, 2018
    Only when Phil Schiller drops by. Can't innovate his ass...
  9. macduke macrumors G4


    Jun 27, 2007
    Central U.S.
  10. lyngo macrumors 6502a

    Sep 10, 2007
    You win the internet today! Bravo! LOL.
  11. Mac Fly (film) macrumors 65816

    Mac Fly (film)

    Feb 12, 2006
    When the spacebar on the toilet get stuck the whole urinal needs replacing.
  12. Justanotherfanboy macrumors 6502


    Jul 3, 2018
    No more than it looks like an igloo... I mean, they’re both round. The similarities pretty much stop there.
  13. AppleMad98004 macrumors 6502

    Aug 23, 2011
    Cylde Hill, WA
    It's for a dance party for the Apple Emoticon team. It's so large they get their own custom built stage.... Must be....
  14. btrach144 macrumors 65816


    Aug 28, 2015
    Probably for an intern event. I know Microsoft’s interns are starting to show up on campus.
  15. coolfactor, May 8, 2019
    Last edited by a moderator: May 9, 2019

    coolfactor macrumors 68040

    Jul 29, 2002
    Vancouver, BC CANADA
    No kidding. From vision to reality. It's truly a sight to see. And it looks exactly like the pre-build renderings did, which is amazing. Love that they devoted so much space to greenery. They truly have restored that property back to nature.

    More corporations need to reverse the damage that's been done by commercializing land. Apple is moving in the right direction with this. More greenery == cooler temperatures.
  16. diego.caraballo macrumors member

    Oct 18, 2013
    No the toilets, but they have an enormous problem with a stubborn pipeline clogged with amazing products that refuses to let them go...
  17. cb3 macrumors regular

    Jun 5, 2017
    I hope they have clowns. Nothing scares interns more than clowns. Other than ...
  18. matteuk macrumors member

    Jul 11, 2013
  19. reden macrumors 6502a

    Aug 30, 2006
    [Update] Mystery Stage is NOT the new AirPower guys, remember it's been cancelled.
  20. Peace macrumors Core


    Apr 1, 2005
    Space--The ONLY Frontier
    I just need to say here that flag you see was originally used by the rainbow family .

    The ONLY thing that bothers me is it was stolen.

    Carry on.
  21. CygnusTC macrumors newbie

    Sep 7, 2010
    Yes impressive Campus & building architecture, etc. Looks like all the years of planning shows. Now can you please let me upload my own legal ripped CDs into iTunes and NOT drop the artwork at random? Why is such a simple concept as music playing still a mess with iTunes in 2019? Really embarrassing....
  22. now i see it macrumors 68040

    Jan 2, 2002
    a pretty building with nice landscaping apparently isn't enough to keep some valuable employees from quitting
  23. MLVC macrumors 6502a


    Apr 30, 2015
    Maastricht, The Netherlands
    I was there two weeks ago. You’re only really allowed to visit the visitor center and that’s about it. I was in the area anyway so just dropped by and had a casual stroll but there’s not much to see because of the trees (those trees make it smell amazing there though so there’s that)
  24. venusboy macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2011
    I like the donut building but that landscaping is really poor. Way too geometric for an English garden.
  25. shanson27 macrumors 6502a


    Nov 27, 2011

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