Since it opened its World Headquarters in 1990, Nike's World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., has seen a number of iterations. Last week, the athletic goods company announced another expansion for the very site, which entails another 3.2 million square feet to the 213-acre campus that already boasts 22 separate buildings. According to the released plans, the new buildings involve ziggurat-like constructions, parking amenities, and mixed-use facilities.
To achieve this feat, Nike has tapped on a triumverate of architects from the area: ZGF Architects, SRG Partnership, and Skylab Architecture. From what can be seen from the two renderings Nike published, the company asked for a design that would foster collaboration and an environment that would encourage an active lifestyle, with features such as a basketball court and outdoor staircases. And just for a point of comparison, Apple's new, space-age campus in Cupertino, Calif., is slated to be about 2.8-million square feet.
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