Amazon unveils new 'Spheres'

January 30, 2018 03:24 PM

(KING) Amazon has unveiled their new "Spheres" to the public.

The tech giant's urban Seattle oasis features 40,000 plants from 30 countries crossing 400 species, including a showstopper 50-foot fig tree in the middle. The Spheres also feature more than a dozen plants that are extinct in the wild or are part of ongoing conservation efforts.

The project cost $4 billion to build and is five years in the making.

Amazon hopes employees will use the Spheres' lush environment to work and think differently - or even hold meetings in one of the tree houses suspended under 40-foot tall trees.

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