Amazon has redesigned the heart of its proposed Denny Triangle campus. At the center, instead of a low rise office building, new renderings show three orbs with exteriors made almost entirely of glass.
In a proposal to the city, the building is described as "visually reminiscent of a greenhouse or conservatory."
The space will feature areas for work, dining, meeting and relaxing.
Each sphere will have open spaces large enough to accomodate mature trees and vegetation. The document explains that design is motivated by the idea that plant-rich environments have positive qualities not found in typical office settings.
The spheres will contain five floors with an exterior primarily made of layers of glass supported by a metal framework.