Amazons biospheres spring to life with first planting in Seattle

Tech giant Amazon took a big step towards completing its incredible nature-filled biospheres last week. The company celebrated its ceremonial “first planting”—an Australian tree fern—inside the campus’ three giant geodesic spheres. The 11-foot-tall fern is the first of what will be hundreds of tropical plants to fill the domes in the heart of Seattle.

Designed by NBBJ, the three steel-framed spheres are part of Amazon’s $4 billion planned campus that will cover 10 blocks of…

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