Karl von Frisch
Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1983, 1974 (originally published in German), English
Nonfiction, Architecture
ISBN: 9780442290573

Examines the behavior and characteristics of arthropods and vertebrates with sophisticated architectural skills.

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Jeanne Gang

Descriptions, hand-drawn illustrations, and photographs animate this book on the ways animals and insects construct their shelters—some of which turn out to be climate-specific and cleverly sited, while others seem more decorative and superfluous, labored over solely in order to attract a mate. By extension, the book offers fascinating clues for designing environmentally friendly shelters for we humanoid bipeds.

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