Animal Architecture

Photographs of Natural Habitats



ISBN: 9781419711657 Category:

Ingo 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 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.

Additional information

Weight 1003 g
Dimensions 22.3 x 25.5 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 June 2014
Number of pages 160
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by Jim Brandenburg, Text by Jürgen Tautz
Dimensions 22.3 x 25.5 cm
Weight 1003 g


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Ingo Arndt is a world-renowned nature photographer. His photographs regularly appear in magazines such as National Geographic, GEO, and BBC Wildlife. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the World Press Photo Award, and he has been awarded five times at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.