Glimpse into Amazon's futuristic living spheres


Amazon is showing off its bizarre plant-filled balls on Instagram. 

The company calls them "The Spheres" and they've been in construction around its Seattle headquarters for the past few years. 

The Spheres, as seen from 7th Ave, are situated as the centerpiece of Amazon's urban campus. Redevelopment of the Regrade commenced late 2014, with completion of The Spheres scheduled for 2018.

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Last week the giant domes made their online debut with their own dedicated Instagram account. So far, almost a dozen pictures have gone up, including some from inside the structures. Read more...

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