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The really Big Apple: iPod maker's new HQ wins approval in Cupertino

Take a look at Apple's plans for a futuristic, ring-shaped headquarters that won approval from Cupertino, Cali. city officials this week.

The 2.8 million square foot sustainable building designed by British architect Norman Foster was a pet project of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs. The building has been likened to both a space ship and a Froot Loop cereal piece. The promotional video shows the thought that's gone into the design so far. And it's interesting to see how a company in the forefront of product design expresses itself architecturally.

And how much could all that expression cost? Possibly as much as $3 billion to $5 billion, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The campus is expected to be completed by 2016.



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