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How well you work is often dictated by the people surrounding you as well as the place that you’re working at. Google is one of the places that many of us would just jump at the chance to be able to work at. Not all Google offices are alike however.
Different Googleplexes (Google Offices) have their own style and culture appropriate to the location but this is what makes the whole thing truly unique. Have a look at some of the Google Offices from around the world. Warning: Envy will definitely follow.
Mountain View California, US
New York, US
New York office is Google’s largest software engineering center outside of headquarter Mountain View. According to GoogleSystem:
Google opened their new NY offices 5 months ago (from Feb 2007) and already has around 500 employees who work on print ads, Google Finance, Google Spreadsheets, Checkout and more.
Read more at Google System.
Santa Monica Arizona, US
One of the largest development centers in the United States, where engineers work on some of Google’s hardest problems, in realms such as Search Quality, YouTube, Ads, Video and Photos.
Birthplace of co-founder Sergey Brin, Google Moscow is a research and development office.
Wii Golf at the Google Moscow office
Google Moscow Engineering Open House
The Zurich office is fun, or probably weird. More photos here.
Located near Tsinghua University, Google Beijing too has a mountain view like the US headquarter.
Disclaimer: Credit of these photos belongs to Gaoyuan.