Animal Architecture

By Ingo Arndt (Photographer) and Jurgen Tautz (Author)

Synopsis: Every day, all over the world, animals and insects set about the purposeful tasks of designing their homes, catching their prey, and attracting their mates. In the process they create gorgeous nests, shelters, and habitats. Capturing 120 of these wonders in all their beauty and complexity, Animal Architecture presents a visually arresting tribute to the intersection of nature, science, function, and design.

Ingo Arndt’s stunning studio photographs and vibrant in-situ shots of nests, forests, and wetlands provide close-up details of these designs, as well as the animals who created them. These compelling images are com­bined with an abundance of fascinating facts about the evolution of animals and insects, as well as their survival methods, mating habits, genetic dispositions, and more.

Published: April 2014 | ISBN-13: 978-1419711657

Photographer’s Homepage:

Scientific American Book Review
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Inhabitat Book Review
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Categories: Animals, Art, Photography, Zoology

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