CBC: U of M lab abuzz after bee house wins sustainability design award
As CBC reports:
A group of researchers and students at the University of Manitoba have won an international sustainability design award for a set of bee houses they created on campus.
The U of M’s FabLab (fabrication laboratory) took home the Campus Sustainability Achievement Award over the weekend for its BEE/HOUSE/LAB design competition. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education gave out three awards from a total of 220 entries from around the world.
The interdisciplinary U of M team behind the bee project included research partners and students in architecture, design and entomology departments.
A total of 50 bee houses were placed across the U of M Fort Garry campus, as well as in Assiniboine Park Zoo and the St. Norbert Farmers’ Market.