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. 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 . Animal architecture was published by abrams new york 2013 this is an english translation of the original text architektier published by knesbeck co verlag kg munich 2013. 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 it examines how architects are able singly or collectively to produce complex structures often much larger than themselves. Sea shell a masterpiece of animal architecture warkworth beach northumberland wave agitated sand had ground down the shell revealing its hidden structure a helter skelter chamber
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