In line with Airbnb‘s “Belong Anywhere” adage, the firm’s new office space in Paris is an airy loft-like workspace that fosters creativity and communal working. Airbnb’s Environments Team collaborated with design firm STUDIOS Architecture to create a space that boosts collaboration and feels like home.


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The new office, designed for 60 employees, utilizes the traditional mansard roof and atypical corners of the building to establish a variety of spaces which include a foyer, salon, library, kitchen, sit-stand desks, private phone booths and a hospitality lounge. As if this weren’t enough of a reason to quit your job and join Airbnb, the office offers its guests and staff incredible views of the Eiffel Tower and Opera Garnier.

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A vegetation-filled solarium acts as a transitional area between the main entrance and the rest of the office. To help elevate the low ceilings and bring more natural light into the space, the architects introduced cover lighting throughout the office.

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The meeting rooms reference Airbnb’s listings around the world like those in China, Tasmania, Morocco, USA and UK. A moss wall is a replica of a listing in Moganshan, China, while vintage door panels sourced from an old barn in Normandy mirror a listing in West Hobart, Tasmania. All these features are filtered through the distinct nonchalance of Paris, its restaurants, hotels, flea markets and bistros.

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Photos by Donal Murphy

Airbnb, Paris, Airbnb environments, STUDIOS Architecture, office space, open-plan layout, green interior, natural light, solarium

Airbnb, Paris, Airbnb environments, STUDIOS Architecture, office space, open-plan layout, green interior, natural light, solarium

Airbnb, Paris, Airbnb environments, STUDIOS Architecture, office space, open-plan layout, green interior, natural light, solarium

Airbnb, Paris, Airbnb environments, STUDIOS Architecture, office space, open-plan layout, green interior, natural light, solarium

Airbnb, Paris, Airbnb environments, STUDIOS Architecture, office space, open-plan layout, green interior, natural light, solarium