Google plans to build a massive new campus, Downtown West, in San Jose, and the company has participated in shows Give an idea What could that space look like (Via CNBC). Google intends to make the approximately 79 acres of space look like a traditional corporate campus by creating a mixed-use development with office spaces, residences, gardens, retail spaces and more.
One of the shows is the image we included at the top of this post, which is something Google calls a “gateway”. The proposed space will have a venue for pop-up events as well as a runway that can be used by both Google and the wider community.
Below is a display of a quiet-looking area called Creekside Walk, a lane near the VTA Light Rail Corridor that will be “inspired and framed by Los Gatos Creek”. It looks like it might be nice to walk around:
“Meander” is something Google refers to as “an urban park,” an area that will be closed to cars and that houses a park to host events, shows and other shows.
However, much space will still be reserved for office buildings. While there will be 5,900 “housing units” and 500,000 square feet of things like retail stores, restaurants, and cultural centers, there will be 7.3 million square feet of office space, according to Google. 473-page slide design standards and set of instructions About the proposed campus.
You can get a better idea of what your entire campus might look like in this map from almost every Google 39 min YouTube video About the plan:
This isn’t the only ambitious campus Google is in. The company announced a billion-dollar investment to build a campus in New York City on Hudson Square In 2018 She proposed a mixed-use area of 40 acres in Mountain View in September.