One year ago today, we began the construction phase. Below are images of the jig assembly from that day. Click here for the original post.
A 22-foot honeycomb steel tower, Elevator B is an iconic gesture that is part of the environmental and economic regeneration of a complex known as Silo City. Relocating the colony of honeybees in Elevator B served as a way to reoccupy the building, stimulate redevelopment of the site, and develop a new habitat for the bees—and our judges were absolutely buzzing over it. Click through to read the full post on Architizer!
Elevator B was selected by the jury as the winner in the Student Design/Build category for the 2013 Architizer A+ Awards! Thank you for your continued support during the public voting period and congratulations to the popular choice winner, Armadillo Crèche!
Visit the Architizer site to view the winners in the other categories!
Elevator B, the winning project from last year’s Hive City Habitat Design Competition has been selected as one of 5 finalists in the Architizer A+ Awards for the Student Design/Build Project category. As a Finalist, the project is competing for The Architizer A+ Jury Award (selected by the competition jury) and the Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award.
The jury for this competition consisted of over 200 architects, designers, curators, and cultural leaders, including Barry Bergdoll, Ole Bouman, Preston Scott Cohen, Craig Dykers, Pedro Gadanho, Jeanne Gang, Steven Holl, Bjarke Ingels, Reed Kroloff, Rem Koolhaas, Winy Maas, Charles Renfro, Eva Franch I Gilabert, Nicolai Ouroussoff, David van der Leer, Ben van Berkel and Cameron Sinclair…See the list of the jury here: http://awards.architizer.com/about/jury/
Join us for 6 Minute Building Stories at WNYBAC on October 23rd. 6Mbs is informal, fun gathering featuring presentations by esteemed speakers from diverse cultural disciplines sharing profound experiences with architecture, construction, landscape and planning throughout Western New York. Courtney Creenan will be presenting on behalf of the Elevator B team.