23 Apr '15, 1pm

#Design

Harvey and Yu’s design team spent one month researching the preferences of the Portland team members before designing the space for the over 200-person staff, most of whom were already Portland residents. The 37,000-square-foot office is Airbnb’s first Customer Experience (CX) center and it forgoes traditional desk space for an open-office setup . This “free-desking” approach includes both brightly lit and dark work areas, standing desks , plenty of storage options, traditional worktops, conference rooms, and lounge areas. One conference room was even created in the style of an Airbnb yurt listing in Prague.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/airbnbs-portland-call-center-offers-...

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