Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Sleeping over at the Louvre, floating cities, what really happened to the dinosaurs and more from around the internet

The UN’s Floating City Concept Presented by a group of designers, architects and engineers at a United Nations roundtable last week, this floating city could be the future of sustainable (and affordable) living. Built in a lily pad-like array of hexagonal platforms, nearly 10,000 citizens could live in this sea-based city, which would float—but also be moored to the ocean floor—just a mile off the …

Airbnb Offers a One Night Stay at the Louvre

From an after-hours, art-historian guided tour to a night of sleep inside a scaled replica of IM Pei’s Pyramid—beneath the shimmering glass pyramid itself—Airbnb’s latest partnership celebrates the 30th anniversary of the iconic addition to the Louvre. One winner and their guest will be treated to this night at the museum experience—with the Mona Lisa as their host. Cocktails will commence with La Joconde. Dinner …

Paint Your Pride with Anthony Goicolea + Airbnb Experiences

Help complete a new mural with the creator of the first official LGBTQ monument commissioned by New York State

New York State granted artist Anthony Goicolea a great honor when it commissioned him to create the first-ever official LGBTQ monument in NYC. Dedicated to those who long fought for equality, Goicolea’s work sits along the Hudson River in the West Village. In partnering with Airbnb, Goicolea will be offering a personal tour of the monument, along with a visit to the AIDS Memorial at …