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Readership: Researchers and students of animal behaviour, ecology, evolutionary biology and architecture.
Mike Hansell, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences (Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology), University of Glasgow, UK.
"Hansells long-held enthusiasm for the subject comes across in an easily read scholarly style. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, December 2005."
2: Building materials: nature, origins, and processing
3: Behaviour and anatomy
4: Work organization and building complexity
5: Mechanics, growth, and design
6: Building costs, optimal solutions, and trade-offs
7: Animal architects as ecosystem engineers