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New habitat for bees / Beehive

New habitat for bees

Bee populations continue to decline as a result of a broken industrial agricultural system, which mainly consists of large monoculture plantations and intensively uses chemicals. During my research process I found that the urban environment is actually better for bees than the countryside. In cities, no toxins are used to protect plants and there is constantly a variety of plants and trees blooming between spring and autumn. Therefore I built an organised structure suitable for a balcony, garden or a roof terrace. It provides space for one or two beehives and an additional drawer to stow away the working equipment.


FHNW Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

FHNW Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst
Maschwanden, Switzerland

Laura Küng,
FHNW Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz