Uber reveals plans for a giant glass headquarters in San Francisco
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It’s a rite of passage for so many tech companies: building their first wildly ambitious, kind of ridiculous, and generally stunning headquarters to accommodate a ballooning headcount as growth explodes. Uber is the latest to start working on a new HQ, and design mockups for the building were released this week.
Uber is planning a towering, two-building campus in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood with 423,000 square feet of office space enough to fit over 3,000 people, reports SFGate. From the outside, the buildings look like glass warehouses: they’re almost entirely transparent aside from a series of steel beams outlining their edges. The two buildings, one rising up 11 stories and the other six stories, are connected by three…