Gallery: Architects Design Luxe Bug Hotels For London Parks

 

The Insect Hotel

The Insect Hotel is a classic take on the structure of an urban hotel with multiple levels and a interesting facade based on a Voronoi pattern. The hotel is constructed from 25 layers of birch plywood with voids cut out using CNC, which will be loosely stuffed with recycled waste materials and deadfall for various bugs to make their way into. The sides of the hotel are accessible for butterflies and moths, and the top is suitable for absorbing rain water through planting. The Insect Hotel will be found at St. Dunstan's in the East. + Arup Associates

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  1. Tommy Maq February 8, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    What’s wrong with the compost pile hidden behind some bushes?

  2. London Fieldworks' Pixe... August 17, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    […] over 250 bird and bug boxes available in the stunning sculptural art installation, birds can choose from a range of shapes and […]

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