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Jan 30, 2018

Inside Amazon’s Spheres

Inside Amazon’s Spheres

When you're called Amazon and you've got all the money in the world you can build yourself an office called Spheres and populate it with some 40,000 plants of 400 species.
You'll never want to leave this place and that's exactly what they want.

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos gives some closing comments after opening the new Amazon Spheres with some help from Alexa during an opening event at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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Amazon real estate vice president John Schoettler speaks at the new Amazon Spheres opening event at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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A Spheres logo sits on one of the living walls at the Amazon Spheres opening event at Amazon's Seattle headquarters in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, looks down from a walkway around a 49-feet tall Ficus rubiginosa tree, nicknamed "Rubi", during the new Amazon Spheres opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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Amazon founder and CEO Bezos answers a question from the media while getting a tour from Gagliardo, the senior manager of horticultural services for the Spheres, during the Amazon Spheres opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos opens the Amazon Spheres by asking Alexa during an opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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The second and third floors of the new Amazon Spheres are seen during a grand opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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People work on the second floor of the new Amazon Spheres, seen during a grand opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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People tour the new Amazon Spheres, seen from the main floor, during an opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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People tour the four main floors of the new Amazon Spheres, a 60-feet high living wall at left, during a grand opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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A walkway surrounds a 49-feet tall Ficus rubiginosa tree, nicknamed "Rubi" on the top floor of the new Amazon Spheres, in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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People tour the new Amazon Spheres, as seen from the main floor, during a grand opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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A stem cutting at the new Amazon Spheres opening event at Amazon's Seattle headquarters in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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The Amazon Spheres are seen from Lenora Street, in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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The Amazon Spheres are seen from 6th Avenue in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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The new Amazon Spheres are seen from the lower level entrance after an opening event in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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People walk by the main entrance of the Amazon Spheres in Seattle LINDSEY WASSON/REUTERS

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