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airbnb builds 50 birdhouses modeled after home listings
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dec 18, 2013
airbnb builds 50 birdhouses modeled after home listings


airbnb builds 50 birdhouses modeled after home listings
all images courtesy of airbnb

 

 

 

airbnb recently rolled out a new campaign created by pereira & o’dell agency, which uses birds and birdhouses as a symbol for its customers and their temporary accommodations. ‘home to you’ enlisted craftsman and artists in the creation of 50 miniature aviary dwellings, each perfectly modeled after a unique home from around the globe that is currently listed on the airbnb site. from a 15th century feudal castle in ireland to a dome home in koh samui, thailand, the rentable habitats have been scaled down to bird-size proportions, intricately handcrafted from mixed materials, and fastened to a looped twine, so that they can be strung from tree branches. the campaign is completed by a film, celebrating the company’s passion for travel and hospitality, and an exhibition of the items in new orleans at audubon park’s tree of life.

 

 

take a look at the video below for a peek at head artist joshua stricklin’s creative process and techniques in constructing the inhabitable figurines of the homes for rent.

 

 


‘home to you’ – behind the scenes – josh’s studio
video courtesy of airbnb

 

 

 


dome home in koh samui, thailand

 

 


high desert eden, pioneertown, CA

 

 


native house diwa cottage, pampanga, philippines

 

 


modern retreat, michigan city, IN

 

 


converted water tower, london, united kingdom

 

 


tile / mosaic house, joshua tree, CA

 

 


cottage close to laugarvatn, iceland

 

 


cabin in the heart of wine country, gaston, OR

 

 


bright house facing the ocean, brittany, france

 

 


silo studio cottage, berkshires, MA

 

 


owl house, liverpool, united kingdom

 

 


three story lookout tower, bend, OR

 

scroll down to see the rest of the series of birdhouses:

 

full article here

 

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