Google is turning utilitarian eyesores into artistic spectacles

Data centers, the unsexy province of nerds overseeing the physical manifestation of the internet, are long due for a redesign. As a company widely known for its user experience and accessibility, Google is hoping to transform its data centers into something more attractive and indicative of its significance.

The Data Center Mural Project is just that: a makeover for the hubs which store our precious data as envisioned by four imaginative artists from across the globe. The ultimate goal of course it to add a human dimension to an otherwise unadorned group of complexes. Should all go well, Google will likely add two more redesigns to the tally, and is already considering doing the same with 11 other data centers around the world.

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