Microsoft Research Moves into New Headquarters
By Rob Knies
November 28, 2007 2:00 PM PT

On Nov. 12, Microsoft Research Redmond moved into a brand-new building on the company’s West Campus, adjacent to NE 148th Avenue in Redmond. Building 99, the new organizational headquarters, features a four-story atrium, an expansive outdoor meeting space, and indoor and outdoor dining areas.

Building 99 entry
Building 99, the new home of Microsoft Research’s flagship Redmond lab.

The building, part of a campus expansion in Redmond, is designed to facilitate collaboration among researchers and includes areas small and large for individuals and groups to meet and exchange forward-looking ideas.

For more information about Microsoft Research’s new headquarters, see:

Building 99 atrium with conference rooms
The four-story atrium in Building 99 includes a dazzling open space flanked by a series of conference rooms.
Building 99 staircases, coffee bar
The Building 99 atrium also includes a series of staircases and, as is de rigueur in the Seattle metropolitan area, a coffee bar.
Building 99 cafeteria
The building also contains a comfy, colorful cafeteria featuring a salad bar, a sandwich shop, a grill, and more.