Samsung broke ground in August on the 1.1 million sf campus for their device solutions group in San Jose, Calif. The video includes an interview with NBBJ’s Jonathan Ward who is leading the design of the project. The campus will be comprised of a 10-story tower, an amenity pavilion and parking garage.
The headquarters will also be a highly energy-efficient building. For example, a rooftop solar array on the parking garage will provide renewable energy; the tower’s façade is designed to reduce solar heat gain, which reduces energy costs related to cooling a building; clear glass will allow natural light deep into the floorplate; and trees and water features will provide connections to the environment.