From garage to campus: A look at the digs of tech's Big Five

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From garage to campus: A look at the digs of tech's Big Five

Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon: These juggernauts are at the forefront of the tech industry. And with that success comes an ever-expanding workforce, and the need for a place to put them. To keep pace with growth, these companies have been making the requisite real-estate deals in order to build physical spaces to match their forward-thinking business approach. Fortunately, their designs are also more environmentally conscious than ever before. With the eyes of the world upon them, they've taken the well-being of the Earth, as well as their employees, into account, building innovative work spaces in an attempt to harmonize with the world around them. Below, we take a look at some of the steps these giants of industry have made over the years as they've moved from garage operations to vast campuses.

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  • Apple's office shuffle
  • The Infinite Loop
  • The Apple 'Spaceship'
  • Reducing the footprint
  • Humble beginnings
  • Moving on up
  • From boring building to bio-dome
  • Slow and steady
  • Solace for the shopper
  • The social structures
  • More, more, more...
  • The Googleplex
  • The Bay View plan
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