California is earthquake country. So a meticulously designed campus is no good if it can’t stand out to the rigors of the state’s possible natural disasters. Luckily, Apple has specifically designed Apple Park to withstand the majority of earthquake situations.
Taking inspiration from Japanese architecture, the entire structure is designed to work like a giant gyroscope. Its foundation is essentially disconnected from the ground beneath it and instead sits on massive saucer structures. The rest of the spaceship can move and sway up to 4 and a half feet horizontally.