AirBNB just moved their 200 employees into a new office building located in San Francisco. The 1,200 square foot revamped industrial building is the product of the Gensler design firm. Many of the offices are actually replicas of actual rooms that can be rented through AirBNB. The most impressive feature of headquarters may be the 1,200 foot green wall located in foyer.
Mercedes Benz just opened a new Research & Development center in Silicon Valley. The luxurious office space is where the companies greatest minds come together to create the cars we dream about. The building’s open floors plan encourages collaboration and breeds creativity. But the office isn’t just for working – it also features game rooms, a kitchen, and a rooftop terrace for employs to enjoy. Check it out.
The underwater room at Manta Resort is located off the coast of East Africa. It’s more like a private floating condo that is partially submerged in the Indian Ocean. The room has two stories with a living area/dining room on the first floor and a submerged room below that. There is also a rooftop terrace if you feel like getting your tan on. The bottom room is completely surrounded by water which makes for amazing views. The underwater room will cost you around $1,000 a night but it’s sure to be a once in a lifetime experience.
Apple has some big plans for their new headquarters that they plan to have built by 2016. Right now these are just renderings, but it gives you a pretty good idea of what they’re going for. It’s almost like they’re building their own little secluded society, which is kind of cool.
On November 22nd, Michael Jordan’s residence in Highland Park, IL will have a new owner. Concierge Auctions are auctioning off the pad to the highest bidder on that date. Here’s a tour of the property, so you can see how amazing the place is.
I’ve always thought it would be cool to work for the NFL, but after looking at these pictures of their new headquarters I’m definitely convinced that I need a job there. Ted Moudis Associates are the brains behind the project, and I must tip my hat to them, place looks amazing.
This house has everything you would expect a mansion in L.A. to have – great views, open floor plan, and of course an infinity pool. The 6-bedroom home sits on top of a self-contained plot of land in Beverly Hills. With a gigantic terrace and 10 bathrooms, it’s a perfect spot for hosting one of those notorious Hollywood parties. It’s on the market now for $36 million dollars.
It’s called “Slauerhoffbrug.” It’s located in the city of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. It uses 2 enormous robot arms to swing a 15m x 15m section of road in and out of the way to allow street and water traffic to flow efficiently.