The Hexa-Hive Village was first installed at the campus of Aalto University, in Otaniemi, Finland in 2013. Launched as an artistic intervention, the Hexa-Hive Village became a landscaped area hosting honeybees and inviting people to hang out. The Hexa-Hive Village has been described as an example for urban acupuncture, a small scale intervention that has effects on the social and ecological structure of its immediate surroundings. (Link to the article! “interspecies encounters at the HexaHives” And

Casagrande, M. Urban Acupuncture [online] 23rd November 2010,

Hexa-Hive Village is an outdoor installation with colonies of honeybees, first installed in 2013 at the Campus of Otaniemi, Aalto University as part of Biofilia – Base for Biological Arts.
Concept: Christina Stadlbauer. Working group consisting of Christina Stadlbauer, Ulla Taipale, Marika Hellman, Lauri Reuter, and others.
Featured photo: Ulla Taipale