Apple completed its $5-billion, 175-acre campus previous year.
Surrounding the Cupertino, California-based building are 45-foot tall curved panels of safety glass.
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The "people familiar with the incidents" won't say how widespread a phenomenon all of this is, but there's a definite potential downside to glass walls in a setting where occupants are regularly staring down at their phones.
Some of the staff have taken to sticking Post-It notes, or marking the glass as a literal heads-up. After the incidents, employees began using Post-its to mark where walls are, but the sticky notes were reportedly removed "because they detracted from the building's design". This was to make everyone feel connected-everyone can see everyone else even when they are in their own offices-called "pods" in Apple-speak. The building is circular in shape featuring marvels of architectural concepts.
The pods are created to encourage more open and social working than the traditional, stifling office cubicle.
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People in glass offices should probably watch where they're going.
During its opening previous year, Apple designer Jony Ive told Wired that the structure is a "statement of openness, of free movement", as opposed to Apple's culture of secrecy. Jony Ive, Apple's design chief, stepped away from his regular role for roughly two years in order to shepherd Apple Park to completion.
KTVU reached out to Apple for a comment and has not yet heard back.
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Apple is discovering that sleek architecture doesn't necessarily play nicely with health & safety, after multiple reported cases of Apple Park staff walking into glass doors and windows. In fact, it sounds like Apple's glass walls may be turning out to be a major headache for many employees-and we mean that literally. A tweet by Kenn Durrence in January also suggested "seven people injured themselves" by walking into glass doors.