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Greg Corman Creates Colorful Sculptures For Bees To Nest In

Scrap wood and found objects become nesting habitats for bees with Greg Corman‘s colorful and quirky wall-hanging sculptures. Corman drills tunnels into the wood where the bees occupy them as brood chambers for their babies. Corman designs an array of pieces using a variety of materials, but many of his designs are created as bee boxes (or bee condos) for solitary native bees. [...]
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Mosaic of Colorful Birds Nests Entices Local Sparrows Back to Barcelona

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (3 years ago)

Dom Arquitectura was so sad to see the neighborhood sparrows disappear after their popular hang out – a Barcelona wall full of holes – was renovated, that the design team decided to install a series of brightly colored urban nests w... Read Post

Tres Birds Workshop’s Artistic Wooden Nests Mimic Bird Habitat in Vail, CO

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (9 months ago)

Sun Bird Park’s giant wooden nests were inspired by surrounding bird habitat and even evoke the imagery of flowers. The curving, ski-inspired ribs were constructed from various wood species and treated with a non-toxic mixture of oi... Read Post

Bees that nest in petals: Scientists describe the nest of an uncommon solitary bee

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

A rare species of solitary bees found in the Middle East, Osima avoseta, constructs its nests from petals, creating chambers of pink, yellow, blue, and purple for its larvae. The colorful nests moist, secure chambers for the larvae ... Read Post


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