Check out how far Apple’s $5 billion ‘spaceship’ campus has come in the past year

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Apple updated the construction schedule for its new Cupertino, California, headquarters last week.

The end date for building and construction is now in the first quarter of 2017, and landscaping and site work is expected to drag on into the second quarter.

Looking at new drone videos filmed by aerial photographers Duncan Sinfield and Matthew Roberts, you can see Apple Campus 2 might not be move-in ready yet, but it’s getting close.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will move into its new digs in early 2017. Landscaping has already begun, as Apple is starting to plant trees – a big step in turning its $5 billion “Spaceship” office into an integrated campus.

In Sinfield’s video, filmed with a drone and published to YouTube on Monday, you can see just how far the campus has come since last year. Before showing what the site looks like now, he includes images from November 2015, which gives a solid sense of scale.

Take a look:


Here’s what the campus looked like last year:

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Here’s what it looks like today:

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The crane portion of construction is winding down.

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The solar panels on the parking garage are basically complete.

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Significant progress on the main building too.

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YouTube/Matthew Roberts

A closer look.

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In the center of the campus, inside the ring, Apple will build a fountain. Construction is starting.

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Another look.

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Apple has started to plant trees.

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And started to cover the new auditorium with dirt.

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Watch the videos below:



Here’s a finished piece from earlier this year.

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And an artist’s rendering of what it will look like when it’s done.

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