Site work began in February 2018, just five months after the project was announced, thanks to Henrico County’s fast permitting approval program and the development-ready site at White Oak Technology Park.
Government officials and representatives of Facebook pose with shovels following the announcement that Facebook will build a data center in Eagle Mountain, Utah. May 2018.
A visualization from Cowi shows the proposed data center in Esbjerg. The campus will have four data centers and administration buildings. In total, the center will have fully built 250,000 square meters.
A logistics specialist uses a tug to move a server rack in one of the data halls at the newly opened Facebook data center in Los Lunas
Phase I on the Alliance Texas development is pictured
In September 2018, Facebook announced an expansion from two buildings to five. This graphic shows the layout
The practice of "topping out" a new building can be traced to the ancient Scandinavian religious rite of placing a tree atop a new building to appease the tree-dwelling spirits displaced in its construction. Long an important component of timber frame building, it migrated initially to England and Northern Europe, thence to the Americas. [Wikipedia]
With portable stations, diagnostic functions easily can be performed throughout the data center.
Photo taken in July 2012
This is an original piece commissioned for the Altoona Data Center by @Micah Crandall-Bear and Shaun Burner.
The license plate wall at the Altoona Data Center was created with plates and pieces from West End Architectural Salvage & Coffee Shop in Des Moines
9 properties (totaling ~1,088 acres) were annexed into Kuna’s city limits.