Apple park, aka campus 2, readies for april opening

has announced that its new 175 acre campus, designed in collaboration with foster + partners, will be ready for employees to begin occupying in april 2017. the tech giant also revealed that the headquarters will be officially be named ‘apple park’. the process of moving more than 12,000 people will take over six months, while construction of the buildings and parklands is scheduled to continue through the summer.

has also announced that the 1,000-seat theater at apple park will be named after steve jobs. opening later this year, the entrance to the auditorium is a 20-foot-tall glass cylinder, 165 feet in diameter, supporting a metallic carbon-fiber roof. the structure is situated atop a hill — one of the highest points within the campus — overlooking the main building.