Airbnb has new headquarters, at 888 Brannan Street in San Francisco.

For the new offices, the company renovated a century-old warehouse in San Francisco’s SoMA neighborhood.

In a statement CEO Brian Chesky says, "the first time we stepped into the atrium, we imagined looking up and seeing a cross section of the very homes that are featured on our site."

They meant it literally: the headquarters include exact replicas of eight different Airbnb listings.

And for the conference room, the founders built a replica of the War Room from the Stanley Kubrick film Dr. Strangelove.

Airbnb asked designer Timothy Goodman (who was one half of the 40 Days of Dating project) to create an installation for the dining hall.

Using pieces of plywood from the construction, Goodman sketched out 115 drawings that represent experiences had by Airbnb employees.

Also in the dining room, a pun on the building's 888 address

Cafeteria-style dining tables match the ethos of the open-floor plan.

Here, the Balinese room

Design firm Gensler rebuilt a single-family Balinese home, complete with tufted chairs and potted plants.

To create a feeling of authenticity, they also sourced trinkets from each country that hosts the listing.

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The whimsical design even reaches the restrooms.

Here, a scene that seems plucked straight from the American Museum of Natural History

The rationale behind this level of quirk? "A lot of companies under-invest in their office space, and therefore under-invest in their employees," Chesky says.

A recreation of a Paris listing.

The idea is, any Airbnb employee can choose to work from this spare, retro-inspired kitchen.

The founders also recreated the building's original president's room, from 1917.

Here, a replica of an active listing in Milan...

...which even includes a bed.

A story board of a project currently under wraps, that's internally dubbed "Snow White."

Seen here, the original San Francisco apartment that the founders launched Airbnb out of, back in 2008.

The Obama-Os boxes are a nod to an earlier entrepreneurial project the founders worked on during the 2008 campaign.

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Inside Airbnb's Whimsical New Headquarters

Replicas of Airbnb listings, set design from Dr. Strangelove, and a stuffed bear decorate the company's new San Francisco office.

One of the appeals of Airbnb is in the daydreaming. With a few clicks, you can stay in a beach bungalow in Thailand, or a Brooklyn loft, or a rustic French villa.

Dr. Strangelove, War Room (top), Airbnb (below)

The founders have given their newly opened headquarters the same sense of fantasy. In a century-old, renovated warehouse in San Francisco’s SoMA neighborhood, they’ve rebuilt, tchotchke by tchotchke, eight Airbnb listings. Any of the company's 200 employees can schedule a team meeting in Bali, or camp out for a few hours with a laptop in Milan. They also restored the building's former president's office from 1917, when the warehouse was a battery factory. And, perhaps most audaciously, the Airbnb team converted a pre-existing cylindrical room into a model of the War Room in Stanley Kubrick's 1964 Dr. Strangelove.

"The first time we stepped into the atrium, we imagined looking up and seeing a cross section of the very homes that are featured on our site—immediately knowing, without seeing any logos or signs, that you were at Airbnb," CEO Brian Chesky says in a statement.

It might be a loud way for Airbnb to spend some of the $200 million in funding it raised recently, but the idea of letting a staffer work from an Icelandic-style home, and not an antiseptic office, is consistent with the founders' goal to create novel experiences everywhere. Of course, the place will be coziest for three employees in particular: One of the aforementioned replicated listings is the original San Francisco apartment that the founders launched Airbnb out of, back in 2008.

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