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Facebook’s New Frank Gehry-Designed Office Opens Up – and Here’s What It Looks Like

Facebook’s New Frank Gehry-Designed Office Opens Up – and Here’s What It Looks Like

By Josh Wolford March 31, 2015

In September of 2013, Facebook broke ground on its giant new campus – the one designed by Frank Gehry. The new 433,555 sq. ft. building is expected to be filled with some 2,800 Facebook employees. It also features a giant …

Frank Gehry Is Designing the New Facebook Engineering Building Frank Gehry Is Designing the New Facebook Engineering Building
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Facebook is expanding, and they have just announced that the expansion is being designed by one of the modern icons of architecture. Frank Gehry will be behind the new addition to Facebook’s Menlo Park campus. You may know Gehry as …

3D Printer Creates The Perfect Sand Sculpture 3D Printer Creates The Perfect Sand Sculpture
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You may recall a promising 3D printing project from a few weeks ago that hopes to build houses in less than 24 hours. It’s called Contour Crafting and it would use a giant 3D printer that would put down all …

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: 126th Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: 126th Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle
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German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (commonly called Mies) is connected to the phrase “less is more.” One of the truly influential figures in modern architecture, Mies called his simplistic but elegant designs “skin and bones” architecture. Today’s Google …

Google Maps Now Has 45° Views For Some Cities Google Maps Now Has 45° Views For Some Cities

Google Maps is an amazing tool for inspecting the lay-out of cities and using the satellite view gives you a realistic visualization of what the city actually looks like. However, the 90° view of building-tops causes everything in the map …

You Could Be Incepted Soon You Could Be Incepted Soon

We’ve already said that it’s only a matter of time before we’re just uploading knowledge into our noggins in order to learn everything from origami to piano so the next logical step in humanity’s quest to be “just like in …

Apple’s New Campus Knocked as “Retrograde Cocoon” Apple’s New Campus Knocked as “Retrograde Cocoon”
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Apple’s proposed new headquarters in Cupertino, California is a giant 2.8 million square foot ring, complete with state-of-the-art curved glass windows and a massive emphasis on landscaping. In his presentation to the Cupertino city council in June, Steve Jobs said …

Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral Gets Google Doodled Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral Gets Google Doodled
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It has many names – Cathedral of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God, Cathedral of St. Vasily the Blessed, and of course St. Basil’s Cathedral to most English speakers. But whatever you call it, the beautiful Russian church …

SES – Successful Site Architecture

Fundamentals Track, Tuesday 4:45 – 6:00 PM

Google Earth To Showcase Beautiful Buildings

Architecture is one of those subjects that appeals, on some level, to just about everybody; from your basic suburban house to St. Basil’s Cathedral, it’s just too entwined in our lives to go unnoticed.  Now architecture is being noticed by Google Earth – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has helped design two new 3D layers for the software.

SL, Open Source and Franchising

Interesting news that Linden Labs have open sourced the Second Life client source code under GPLv2.

A Simplified ERP for IT Architecture
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Here is a simplified IT systems model.

Oracle Appcasts

I talked about Oracle Podcasting in a previous post. They now have a more Applications oriented podcast available called Oracle Appcasts.

Content Layering :: Using Site Architecture To Improve SEO
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Many times, a site gets very large and its ability to rank well in competitive markets decreases in part because of the size of the site.

Basics Of Site Architecture

The week chugs on at the SES: Chicago and WebProNews’ own Chris Richardson picked up on some excellent comments from all the speakers in one of the final sessions from Tuesday, focusing on “Successful Site Architecture” and how to utilize architecture to get the best advantage for search engines.

Cross-Linking and Search Engine Optimization
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Web site designers and developers should know how to create search-engine friendly design templates. However, most Web developers seem to think that if they create a text-link site navigation scheme, then a Web site is automatically search-engine friendly.

Web Design Templates and Search Engine Optimization
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Reader Question: Our Web developer uses page templates for our Web site. I am worried that “code bloat” and other template issues might interfere with our search engine optimization (SEO) efforts. Are Web page templates good or bad for search engine optimization?