Will Apple Dominate Architecture Too?

We may have no jobs, but Steve Jobs is taking over our lives. Not only is Apple (depending on the day) the world’s richest company with more cash than the US government (even though, so far, it isn’t printing any – Apple Money, anyone?), the company soon may be setting more architectural trends than any group since the Medici. Up for approval from the Cupertino city council is the new Apple HQ that puts Spielberg and Kubrick to shame as a space vehicle…

And now come the plans for the Apple Store on Santa Monica’s quasi-trendy Third Street with a curved glass ceiling:

Oh, and there’s the retrofitting on that flagship store on Fifth Avenue with yet more glass:

Build, baby, build!