Gallery: Amazon’s New Green-Roofed Headquarters Will Be Seattle’s Large...

 
Amazon will make its new headquarters not in some sprawling suburb, but in the heart of downtown Seattle. Recent plans for Amazon's campus reveal that it will take up 3 square blocks with 3 towers supported by lower volumes, and will feature lots of open green space—including green roofs. NBBJ, who also designed the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation nearby, is in charge of the massive new project for Amazon. Measuring in at 3.3 million square feet, Amazon's campus will be Seattle's largest development ever and it will keep the workforce downtown and encourage sustainable urban development.

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  1. Lance Fletcher September 12, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    Interesting project, but no north arrows on the drawings or other indication of building orientation on the renderings. Since orientation is critical to sustainable design, knowing that would make it more possible to evaluate the design.

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