SINGAPORE - Google's Asia Pacific headquarters here is a vast expanse of green, steel and light colored wood, with fixtures that take their names after regional landmarks, including those in the Philippines.
Employees and guests can lounge on Cebu-based designer Kenneth Cobonpue's Yoda chairs in light green, placed beside the floor to ceiling glass windows that overlook the Mapletree Business City.
Some meetings rooms are named after famous tourist spots, including the Chocolate Hills in Bohol and Banaue province, where the rice terraces are located.
It is not uncommon for multinational companies to name meeting rooms in their regional hubs after local landmarks. Bloomberg's Singapore office has a meeting room named after Malacañang.
Cebu-based designer Kenneth Cobonpue's Yoda chairs are seen in Google's Asia Pacific headquarters Singapore. ABS-CBN News
One of many meeting rooms in Google's Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore is named after the Chocolate Hills in Bohol. Google handout photo
One of many meeting rooms in Google's Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore is named after Banaue province, where the rice terraces are located.ABS-CBN News
A life-sized Google logo is displayed in the lobby.
A giant Lego set mounted on the wall keeps guests entertained.
A "unisex" restroom is open to everyone, apparently including androids and mermaids.
The lobby is vast and devoid of traditional office fixtures.
Employees can go to work on bicycles.
The Growing with Google conference that the company hosted for journalists last April 12 was held at an auditorium named after Mt. Everest, the world's tallest peak.