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Airbnb presents a million dollar fund for the world’s most eccentric accommodations

In partnership with Billy Porter and the architecture firm MVRDV, they look for the most unique spaces on the entire planet.

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Airbnb is looking for the most innovative accommodation ideas in the world. To make them a reality, it has launched the call for a fund of one million dollars, which becomes the first program of such amount created by the accommodation platform to help finance less conventional living spaces around the world.

Airbnb presents a million dollar fund for the world’s most eccentric accommodations
Airbnb presents a million dollar fund for the world’s most eccentric accommodations

The initiative that bears the name of the Fund for the creation of Unique Accommodations ,   will select 10 winners through a panel of experts in design and style innovation, among which are Billy Porter, awarded the Emmy®, Tony and GRAMMY awards, the Airbnb Superhost Kristie Wolfe, creator of the house in Giant potato shape , and the international architecture firm MVRDV .

“The Fund for the creation of Unique Accommodations on Airbnb is a great initiative that makes hospitality even more exciting. It will allow people to create new spaces with a bold, imaginative and fantastic architecture, ”says one of MVRDV's partners, Fokke Moerel. “Guests will appreciate and be inspired by amazing unique and personal accommodations.”

Starting March 10, design fans can submit their proposals to the Airbnb website . All entries will be rated based on criteria based on creativity, viability, sustainability and social welfare (more information here ). Inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of the three co-founders of the company, the Airbnb Unique Accommodation Creation Fund is designed so that anyone with an idea for extraordinary accommodation can design it, make it a reality and share it with travelers from all over the world. world.

The opportunity to register will be open until 9:59 p.m. Mexico on April 15, 2020. The ten winners will be selected by the panel of judges mentioned no later than May 15, 2020. For more information, see the Official Rules .

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