Bennetts and AHMM design Facebook’s new London headquarters

Bennetts Associates and Allford Hall Monaghan Morris are both designing buildings in London’s King’s Cross to house the offices of tech giant Facebook. The new Facebook headquarters will be spread across three buildings: 11 and 21 Canal Reach designed by Bennetts Associates, and P2 on Lewis Cubitt Square by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM). Combined the three offices will have

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Facebook to move into Jean Nouvel’s Barcelona skyscraper

Facebook has reportedly rented eight floors of office space inside the Jean Nouvel-designed Torre Glòries skyscraper in Barcelona, Spain. Competence Call Centre (CCC), a company hired by Facebook to combat the spread of fake news, hate speech and violent content on the social media platform, has acquired 9,000 square metres of office space in the building, according

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Facebook set to build London headquarters at King’s Cross

Facebook is thought to be finalising plans for a new British headquarters to join Google at the emerging tech hub at King’s Cross in central London. The social media giant is approaching a deal to take four buildings near King’s Cross station, according to The Times. In total, the planned development is expected contain 65,000 square metres of office

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RCA graduate proposes low-cost cantilevered homes to combat housing crisis

This captioned movie explores a proposal by RCA graduate Llywelyn James to tackle London’s housing crisis by building 100-metre-long cantilevered structures on the city’s undeveloped brownfield sites. Watch more one-minute movies › 

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Prefab buildings by Ten Fold Engineering build themselves in eight minutes

Our latest Facebook movie features modular structures designed by Ten Fold Engineering, which can be transported anywhere on a lorry and self-deployed at the touch of a button. Watch more movies on Facebook ›

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Facebook appoints OMA to masterplan new residential village next to its Gehry-designed campus

Facebook has announced that architecture firm OMA will masterplan a new village for the area adjacent to its Frank Gehry-designed campus in Menlo Park, California. The social media giant enlisted OMA’s New York office to redevelop the former Menlo Science & Technology Park, a 56-acre property that the social media giant acquired last year, located south of its headquarters.

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10 movies featuring buildings that move or change shape

Over the last few months we’ve been publishing short movies about shape-shifting architecture on our Facebook page. Here are 10 of the best, including projects with sliding walls, kinetic facades and rotating rooms. Zoomlion Headquarters Exhibition Centre by amphibianArc This conceptual “transformer building” was designed by Californian architecture firm amphibianArc as an exhibition space for a

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AMM on facebook

For some reason, years ago, I felt that it was unnecessary to start a Facebook page for the blog. I thought it would be too much connectedness or too time consuming to having another social channel. That’s funny.Today we have so many more social channe…

Facebook pushes ahead with plans for two new Gehry-designed buildings

Less than a fortnight after moving into its new Frank Gehry-designed California campus, Facebook has presented plans for two neighbouring office buildings by the Canadian architect. According to the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the company has presented plans at Menlo Park City Hall to grow its presence in the California city with a pair of new office blocks. […]

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Facebook moves into California campus designed by Frank Gehry

Facebook employees have moved into their new Frank Gehry-designed Silicon Valley headquarters – a 40,000-square-metre office building with “the largest open floor plan in the world” and a huge rooftop park. Company founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted an announcement on his own Facebook page revealing that the social media giant’s staff had begun occupying the new building on its […]

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