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See Google's Refined Plan to Build a Huge Tent for Its New Headquarters

New renderings!

City of Mountain View, Google

Google has remained quiet since announcing its plans to remake its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters, other than saying it wants to build giant glass canopies instead of a traditional roof. Now, we’re getting a clearer idea of what the company is imagining.

Mountain View’s planning officials uploaded the company’s official application to the city’s site today. Included in the document are details of the building — known as Charleston East — as well as more thorough renderings. The canopies are still there, though they’re more refined, along with ample outdoor space for people to lounge with their gadgets.

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