DCN ARCHIVES

LATEST NEWS  Steel

October 20, 2010

University at Buffalo’s “Bat Tower” to raise awareness

BUFFALO

A University at Buffalo architect’s twisted tower designed to house bats at Griffis Sculpture Park is also meant to raise awareness about a fatal disease threatening them.

Joyce Hwang’s “Bat Tower” stands about 12 feet tall, comprised of five triangular segments stacked on top of one another and joined by steel bolts. The walls of each segment consist of 400 finished plywood panels arranged in a ribbed, accordion-like pattern.

The tower is meant to draw attention to bats and white-nose syndrome, an affliction that has killed more than one million bats in recent years.

DCN NEWS SERVICES

Print | Comment

MOST POPULAR STORIES
TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

These projects have been selected from 479 projects with a total value of $1,224,678,004 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.

MULTI-RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT BUILDING

$31,000,000 Richmond Hill ON Negotiated

AQUATIC CENTRE ADDN, OUTDOOR RINK

$30,000,000 Brampton ON Tenders

OFFICE BUILDING

$30,000,000 Mississauga ON Negotiated

Daily Top 10

CURRENT STORIES
TODAY’S TOP JOBS

Site Super
Ontario-East York

Project Control Coordinator - NLLP Program Office (16633)
Ontario-North Bay

Experienced Site Superintendent
Ontario-Cobourg

Project Manager
Ontario-Oshawa

Estimator
Ontario-Toronto

Site/Field Coordinator
Ontario-Mississauga

Superintendent
Alberta-Red Deer

Operations Foreman
British Columbia-Vancouver

Earthworks Estimator
Ontario-King

Junior Construction Manager
Alberta-Fort McMurray

More jobs 

myJobsite.ca

Your gateway to
the top careers
in construction
and design