Above, architect Frank Gehry, with Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg as he reviews the Facebook West design with Gehry’s partner, Craig Webb. The new office space is expected to open in spring 2015. For the company’s singularly fluid work process, Gehry has lushly landscaped the roof as an outdoor meeting place or getaway garden.
“Mark said he wanted to be in the same room with all his engineers,” Gehry said, via Bloomberg. “I told him we could put the building up on stilts, park cars underneath and create a room as large as he wanted.”
Alex has written for Vanity Fair, Barrons, Bloomberg and Condé Nast Traveler.