Animal architecture

  • 160 Pages
  • 0.48 MB
  • 4748 Downloads
  • English
by
Animals, Architecture, Nature (Aesthetics), Environmental aspects, Architecture and biology, Habita
StatementIngo Arndt ; text by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Tautz
ContributionsTautz, Jürgen, author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA2543.B56 A7613 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination160 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27156108M
ISBN 101419711652
ISBN 139781419711657
LC Control Number2013945498
OCLC/WorldCa1001835555, 858845309

"Animal Architecture" is one such book and it is, to put it bluntly, amazingstunningawesomegood. That word really does exist. Mostly so I could talk about this book.

Ingo Arndt has gathered together some amazing examples of structures built by non-human animals/5(50). Animal Architects (Laurence King Publishers) is a really cool book about how animals build their homes.

Each 2 page spread shares about a different kind of animal – chimpanzees, hummingbirds, beavers. We learn basic information about each animal, what materials it uses to build its homes, etc/5(8). Animal Architects masterfully investigates how the structure an animal builds reveals the inner workings of its mind.

Beginning with instinct and the simple Animal architecture book of solitary insects, and progressing to conditioning, the “cognitive map,” and the role of planning and insight, James and Carol Gould use the amazing engineering feats throughout the animal world to reach fascinating conclusions about animals Cited by: This is about the different structures that animals build.

The vast majority of the book is focused on Arthropods (mostly Hymenoptera and Isoptera) and Birds, although a few other groups are mentioned in brief.4/5(3). Capturing 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. Animal Architecture. This monograph on the biology of animal building embraces all groups, from simple invertebrates to primate toolmakers.

It looks at the behavioral and anatomical equipment animals have in order to build, as well as the materials available to them.5/5(3). Animal Architecture (Oxford Animal Biology Series) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device : Mike Hansell.

In Animal Architecture, Ingo Arndt explores marvels of nature with spectacular imagery, showcasing the complex and elegant structures that animals create both for shelter and for capturing prey.

Arndt's photographs display wonders such as the colourful mating arenas of bowerbirds in West Papua and the fantastic nests created by ants in Africa. Catherine Ingraham's book Architecture, Animal, Human: The Asymmetrical Condition, is about "the question of life in architecture".

The book focuses on several thick historical and contemporary moments where these two terms become so intimately bound up in one another that they seem able, in a way, to exchange by: Built By Animals is a book in which different patterns in Behavior and architecture are shown with the use of examples from the vast diversity of ecosystems in the planet, to explain to an extent the behavior and possible thought processes behind these structures and analyzing what this can tell us about evolution, intelligence, and a view of what defines by:   'Animal Architecture," by Ingo Arndt and Jürgen Tautz, with a foreword by Jim Brandenburg, is a beautiful new science/photography book exploring the mystery of nature through the "complex and.

Animal Architecture provides a comprehensive overview of the biology of animal building. The book recognizes three broad categories of built structure: homes, traps, and courtship displays. Even though some of these structures are complex and very large, the behaviour required to build them is generally simple andthe anatomy for building unspecialized.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frisch, Karl von, Animal architecture. New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich c (OCoLC) Construction behaviour occurs across the entire spectrum of the animal kingdom and affects the survival of both builders and other organisms associated with them.

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the biology of animal building. It recognizes three broad categories of built structure: homes, traps, and courtship displays.

Even though some of these structures Author: Mike Hansell. Get this from a library. Animal Architecture. [Ingo/ Brandenburg Jim (FRW)/ Tautz Jurgen Arndt] -- "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. Animal Architecture. The creative building activity of animals of all species is surveyed in text, drawings, and photographs in this fascinating work by one of the most eminent of animal observers.

With an unrivaled grasp of his subject, Professor von Frisch unfolds the marvels of instinct and inventiveness among insects, fish, birds, and mammals/5. Animal architecture. [Ingo Arndt; Jürgen Tautz] -- "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 Your Web browser is. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Animal architecture. [Michael H Hansell] -- "This book is intended for students and researchers in comparative animal biology, but will also be of relevance and use to architects and civil engineers interested in developing ideas from the.

Animal architecture. [Ingo Arndt; Jürgen Tautz] -- Collects photographs of structures created by animals, from the six-foot-high hills of tiny red ants to the colorfully decorated courtship arenas of the bowerbird, showcasing the connections between.

In the process they create gorgeous nests, shelters, and habitats. Capturing of these wonders in all their beauty and complexity, Animal Architecture presents a visually arresting tribute to the intersection of nature, science, function, and. ‘Animal Architecture’ was published by Abrams, New York, This is an English translation of the original text ‘Architektier’ published by Knesbeck & Co.

Verlag KG, Munich, Though billed as an artful demonstration of the diversity of animal habitats, Animal Architecture delivers a collection that will foster a deeper appreciation for animal.

Animal architecture. [Jennifer Dewey] -- Explores the kinds of habitats animals build for themselves. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Download Animal architecture PDF

National Geographic photographer Ingo Arndt's new book, Animal Architecture, shows how animals and insects build stunningly intricate structures from. Designing for animals has always seemed to fascinate architects.

Take, for instance, Cedric Price, with his bird aviary, Norman Foster’s elephant house, or, recently, BIG’s cage free zoo that will turn the tables on classical human-animal zoo relations. Why are these illustrious names creating architecture for animals. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My libraryMissing: Animal architecture. Zoomorphic book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Details Animal architecture EPUB

A quirky trend of building designs inspired by bizarre animals has emerge /5. Animal architecture by Frisch, Karl von, ; Frisch, Otto von. Publication date Topics Animals, Architecture, Behavior, Animal, Animaux, Animals "A Helen and Kurt Wolff book." Includes indexes Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Pages: : Animal Architecture: Not ex-library.

Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Description Animal architecture FB2

Due to the size/weight of this book extra charges to apply for international shipping/5(37). Animal Architecture by Mike Hansell available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. This monograph on the biology of animal building embraces all groups, from simple invertebrates to.

And it was discussed perceptively (under the Australian title House by Mouse) by Australian architecture critic Naomi Stead in a recent essay on children’s books Author: Naomi Stead.A careful observer shares her appreciation of animal builders from the microscopic radiolarians (""twenty can fit on the head of a pin"") to bees, birds, bats, and beavers.

There are many fascinating facts here: ""Some spiders can spin up to seven or eight varieties of silk, each one for a particular purpose""; the different silks include dry, sticky, gluey, fuzzy, venom-soaked.