28 Aug '14, 1pm

'Elevator B' is a Gleaming Skyscraper Home for Bees

'Elevator B' is a Gleaming Skyscraper Home for Bees

The bees were moved to the honeycomb-inspired structure after they were discovered living in an abandoned and decaying grain mill nearby. The gorgeous Elevator B is a suitable new home for the thriving colony . The gleaming hexagon-paned tower was created by four architecture students, Courtney Creenan, Scott Selin, Lisa Stern, Daniel Nead, and Kyle Mastalinski in a contest organized by UB’s Ecological Practices Research Group. The contest asked the students to create a living structure – one that the bees could live in that would help them continue to thrive amidst the city. The structure was also commissioned to educate the public on the importance of bees, and their role in our ecological system.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/elevator-b-is-a-gleaming-skyscraper-...

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