The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 18

UX and
ARCHITECTURE
USER EXPERIENCE vs. "BEING INTERESTING"
by ANOSHA ZANJANI and GERALD CUPCHIK, PH.D.

pple Park, located in Cupertino, California, and designed by the award-winning
architecture firm Foster + Partners, fully opened its doors in 2017. It cost
roughly five billion dollars and took six years to come to fruition. The new
circle-shaped headquarters is 2.8 million square feet of office space, and
tries to move away from private offices to an open-plan concept with
shared desks and bench seating, with the intent of fostering collaboration among
teams. The late Steve Jobs - Apple's founder - had instructed Foster + Partners to
design a space that would house 12,000 employees under one roof; in his mind,
this design rethought the modern office and he projected that it would be a success.
The Architect's Newspaper quotes him as saying, "I think we have a shot at the best
office building in the world."1

Rendering of Apple Park, Cupertino, California.
RENDERING © APPLE

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018

Message from the Board
Art & Architecture
UX and Architecture
Index to Advertisers
Locations
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - Intro
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - cover1
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - cover2
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 3
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 4
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 5
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - Message from the Board
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - Art & Architecture
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 8
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 9
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 10
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 11
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 12
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The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 14
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 15
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 16
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 17
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - UX and Architecture
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 19
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - Index to Advertisers
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - 21
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - Locations
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - cover3
The Right Angle Journal - Spring 2018 - cover4
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