Nvidia lately opened up its 750,000 sq ft Voyager constructing. Client electronics information web site CNet loved entry to the “colossal new constructing” which types a significant a part of Nvidia’s Santa Clara HQ.
With the completion of Voyager, becoming a member of the equally spectacular Endeavor, the workplace, conferences, and convention area have successfully been doubled. You could have twigged – sure, these two large constructions are named after Star Trek starships.
There was discuss of Voyager and Endeavor being joined by a footbridge, wittily named the SLI Bridge, however that is not talked about in CNet’s description. Between the 2 massifs, we see a 4 acre backyard space with a trellis construction above dotted with photo voltaic panels. There are gaps within the trellis to offer mild and shade for a plentiful array of benches, tables, and different social areas beneath. In some photos, you will notice raised round assembly ‘nests’ too.
Venturing into Voyager, a customer can see the ‘base camp’ reception space. This space sits on the foot of a ‘mountain’ construction which has a number of tiers, interspersed with gardens, seating areas, cafes, workplaces, and so forth. The mountain would not fairly attain the top of the roof giving an impression of an enormous and ethereal open area – although you might be indoors. The roof is interspersed with triangular pure mild cutouts, which might be appreciated by the vegetation and people alike.
The transfer away from boxy cubicle constructions and work life permeates the entire constructing. Apparently, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang wished each worker working in Voyager to have a view, and work amongst “dwelling partitions, pure mild, and towering home windows.” There are considerable exterior and shared gathering areas for understanding of any allotted private workplace area too.
There may be an attention-grabbing purpose for the spectacular new Voyager constructing present, apart from being an HQ to impress within the method and scale of rivals like Google, Oracle, and Apple. The area ought to entice staff who’ve turn into ingrained in WFH again to the workplace some extra, and assist Nvidia achieve new expertise – and preserve them on board. Nevertheless, the CNet report did not point out one of many greatest attracts of a welcoming office – the standard of the cafeteria.
For extra footage of Voyager, you may try the supply article. Nvidia has a gallery of renders and pictures of each Voyager and Endeavor, too.