Google hires Ingenhoven Architects to design new Mountain View office

May 10, 2011

The current Googleplex is straining at the seams and yet the company is preparing its biggest hiring surge ever, so Google decided now’s the time to build its own office space—a first for the Internet giant.

The company hired Ingenhoven Architects, a German firm that specializes in sustainable architecture, to create plans for what could be a 600,000-sf office. Google currently owns or leases about 4.3 million sf in Mountain View, according to its securities filings.

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Too bad that a company of

Too bad that a company of this size created in the freedom of the United States picks a German company instead of an American company for its design. I guess the "green" architects are just no where to be found in America. And people wonder why America can't support "real" jobs anymore!