By Juan Ramirez
On account that time immemorial, bees were linked to all demeanour of virtues. The beehive has served because the version for a fantastic society, whereas honey and wax have supplied the root for numerous optimistic metaphors of sweetness and productiveness. The common structure created through bees of their hives will be stated to process perfection. In The Beehive Metaphor , Juan Antonio Ramírez exhibits how this lucid modular constitution had a substantial effect at the architects and artists who based the fashionable circulation. types from either conventional and ''modern'' or ''rational'' apiculture have been studied and reinterpreted through such key figures as Gaudí, Wright, Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Beuys.Inspired by way of his personal father's obsession with bee-keeping – which burnt up the family's fortune – Ramírez examines the advanced ideological, political and inventive repercussions of apian metaphors, thereby bettering our knowing of the connection among ecology, animal husbandry and structure.