The K-abeilles Hotel for Bees is more than just an intriguing pavilion built for the 2012 Muttersholtz Archi Festival in in France. The giant honeycomb wall is an attractive retreat for wild bees who like to burrow into the tight spaces. Designed by AtelierD, the pavilion features a honeycomb installation on one side that is perfect for bees, while the other side offers a shady resting spot for humans built with the same honeycomb panels. Visitors to the pavilion can rest and also watch nature in action through some of the open panels.
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