For the first time ever, Google has allowed outsiders a look inside the 8 main data centres, which have been kept top secret. For privacy and security reasons, very few people have ever seen the inside of any of these locations that house hundreds of servers and cables driving all the information we search for every day.
Designers from Penson created an amazing office for the multi-billion Internet giant Google. Located in Covent Garden, London, the place is packed with all sorts of cozy additions that are bound to distract Google’s staff from work. The 15,000 m2 (160,000 sq. ft.) office features a gym, a massage parlor and a dance studio. There are comfortable lounges to relax and a secret garden on a rooftop offering stunning views on London’s skyline.
Montreal-based artist Jon Rafman roams the virtual streets of the Google Street View service in search of strange, weird and unexplainable things captured by the Google cameras.
Google has recently opened its new office in Soho, one of the most fashionable districts in London. Its design peculiarly mixes futuristic shapes and a touch of the style of the ‘70s.
Because we’re not lazy and assisted enough… Also, it has drawbacks
Begin your quest here. Note that the Google Street function is also altered in a cool way. They really put a lot of efforts in this April Fools 2012.
UPD: This is Shweeb and it may be the future transport used to move around the city. It is a bike monorail pedal-powered. Yes, as in you’ll have to peddle it. It is only a concept now but Google Inc. has already invested $1 million dollars in it believing this may be transport solution for the cities.