The crowning jewel of the tech giant’s new campus expansion isn’t a flying saucer or a glass mountain. It’s a geothermal energy plant—and one of the largest in North America.
A major new building is rising on the expansion of Microsoft’s corporate campus outside of Seattle. Unlike other recent architectural escapades from tech companies, it’s not a circular spaceship or a swirling glass mountain or even a starchitect-designed indoor-outdoor park. Microsoft’s new building is an energy plant.