Apple’s new headquarters will feature the largest piece of curved glass in the world, produced by Sedak, according to the company’s chief designer Jony Ive.
The new building which is scheduled for completion next year, and which is currently being worked on by 3,500 workers, was unveiled during a 60 Minutes interview (USA) on Sunday night by Apple CEO Tim Cook and Ive.
More than 3,000 sheets of curved glass will wrap around the entire building. The panes were shipped from Southern Germany, where the glass manufacturer Sedak is located.
The biggest pieces of glass are about 47-feet X 10.5-feet, according to Sedak’s website. “The quality and the size of the panes are above all that has ever been accomplished,” Cook said during his visit to Sedak in early 2015.
The first piece of glass was installed during the 60 Minutes interview.
“This is the largest curved piece of glass in the world,” Ive said during the installation.