Microsoft: Silicon Valley Campus
Ongoing design at WRNS Studio, San Francisco
Truly designed from the inside out, Microsoft’s new campus in Silicon Valley will total over 643,000 square feet. It’s goal: to create an ideal workplace environment starting with user experience.
Wellness and nature are thoughtfully and rigorously woven into the fabric of each interior space. A creekside habitat and meadow is expanded, enmeshing with the building. A low, landscaped roof connects an intricate network of team courtyards and wellness amenities.
Over 6 acres of former parking lots are built out, drawing the building to the street front. This allows the campus to engage with Mountain View’s developing community plans in a socially sustainable way.
The combination of demolition, retrofit, new construction, and landscape rehabilitation is expected to begin 2017 with a goal of attaining LEED Platinum.