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Tuesday March 31, 2015

Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Building

I just want to know how Facebook plans on keeping the roots of those trees from growing through the roof. Other than that, this whole thing is kinda neat.

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The roof of the new Facebook building, about 70-feet up, offers a winding walk through nine acres of greenery. This walkway sits above the marshlands of Menlo Park, California, not the big city. But, Goler says, it feels a lot like the elevated railroad line that now serves as a park on the West Side of Manhattan. "It’s a half mile loop," she says. "It gives space to think."