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Published on April 4th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

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Apple’s Spaceship HQ Is Getting a Downgrade From Absurd to Just Plain …

Back in 2011, when Steve Jobs announced his plans to build a spaceship-like Cupertino HQ for Apple , we all knew it was going to be one ridiculously lavish office. But according to Bloomberg Businessweek, it’s due for a bit of a downgrade before construction starts this June. It’ll still be crazy, just not totally absurd

Apple's Spaceship HQ Is Getting a Downgrade From Absurd to Just Plain ExtravagantBack in 2011, when Steve Jobs announced his plans to build a spaceship-like Cupertino HQ for Apple, we all knew it was going to be one ridiculously lavish office. But according to Bloomberg Businessweek, it’s due for a bit of a downgrade before construction starts this June. It’ll still be crazy, just not totally absurd.

Fortunately there’s also a lot of characteristically Jobsian perfectionism that can but trimmed without being missed by most. From Businessweek:

For the most part, it seems like the plan will continue on largely as planned, and even after the cost-cutting measures, it’ll still be worlds better than any office you’re likely to have the pleasure of setting foot in. And though it might not be exactly like Jobs would have wanted it, it’s going to be close enough to blow minds anyway. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

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