Airbnb Launches Design Competition for Wildest Accommodation Ideas
Offering $10 million USD to turn them into actual stays.
Airbnb is calling all architects and designers to come up with ideas for the weirdest accommodations.
For a month, the platform is accepting submissions from creatives all around the world for unusual listings, offering $10 million USD to turn 100 of the winning ideas into actual stays. The competition, dubbed the OMG! Fund, follows the company’s 2020 iteration, which initially offered $1 million USD.
Judging criteria include originality and feasibility, as well as sustainability and experience, with all submissions to be reviewed by a panel of designers including Iris Apfel, Australian architect Koichi Takada, Airbnb vice president Bruce Vaughn and Airbnb superhost Kristie Wolfe.