Buffalo bee tower wins award from international design magazine

Elevator B, a steel tower that University at Buffalo students designed and built to house a colony of bees along Buffalo’s waterfront, continues to receive recognition from the international architecture community.

The honeycomb-themed dwelling was announced June 13 as the winner of the Azure 2013 AZ Award for Design Excellence in the category of “Best Student Work.” Sponsored by the design magazine Azure, the AZ awards represent a global snapshot of the world of architecture and design, with submissions from designers, architects, firms and manufacturers, as well as students of design and architecture.

The award is the second international recognition for the project in three months. In March, Elevator B was announced as the Jury Award winner in the Student Design/Build Project category of the Architizer A+ Awards.

Read more.

Comments are closed.