Elegant Urban Beehive

All the delicious homemade honey you could want without the hassle of explaining the bee infestation to your landlord. The design plans are simple. The bees enter from outside your window with a small spigot on the inside. This catches honey but doesn’t release said bees into your apartment.

It consists of two parts: entry passage and flower pot outside, and glass vessel containing an array of honeycomb frames, inside. The glass shell filters light to let through the orange wavelength which bees use for sight. The frames are provided with a honeycomb texture for bees to build their wax cells on. Smoke can be released into the hive to calm the bees before it is opened, in keeping with established practice.

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