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Animal architecture

Arndt, Ingo 1968- (photographer.). Tautz, J├╝rgen, (author.). Arndt, Ingo 1968- Translation of (work): Architektier. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library QL 756 .A763 2013 30775305472384 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781419711657 :
  • ISBN: 1419711652
  • Physical Description: print
    160 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: English-language edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 158).
Formatted Contents Note: Birds : the purpose determines the structure. Photo gallery ; Bowerbirds ; Sociable weavers ; Baya weavers ; Vogelkop gardener bowerbird -- Articulates : creators of their own world. Photo gallery ; Red wood ants ; Termites ; Weaver ants ; Caddis flies ; Wasps ; Bees ; Bark beetles ; Spiders ; Caterpillars -- Mammals : landscape architects. Photo gallery ; Harvest mice ; Beavers -- Corals, bivalves, snails : calcified master builders. Photo gallery ; Corals ; Bivalves ; Snails -- Ingo Arndt : author's note on the photography. Author.
Summary, etc.: "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." -- Publisher's description.
Language Note:
Translation of: Architektier : Baumeister der Natur. 2013.
Subject: Architecture and biology
Architecture Environmental aspects
Animals Habitations Pictorial works
Animal behavior Pictorial works
Nest building Pictorial works
Nature (Aesthetics)
Photography of animals
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