Dr Jurgen Lange, born 1942 in Dessau. Biologist. Assistant at the Institute of Domestic Animals at the University of Kiel; then curator at Wilhelma Aquarium, Stuttgart, subsequently CEO and director of Zoo Berlin and Aquarium Berlin. With his firm, azc Aquarium Zoo Consulting, has provided scientific consultations in 11 countries to teams of architects during construction of aquariums and zoo buildings. Has published numerous articles and books in seven languages. Prof. Dr Natascha Meuser, born 1967. Architect, publisher, and university teacher. In 1995, together with Philipp Meuser, established Meuser Architekten GmbH in Berlin. In 2005 founded DOM publishers, an architectural publishing house which in 2020 won the German Publishing Prize. Author of numerous publications on the theory of design and educational buildings as well as of historical studies of architecture and zoology. Is currently establishing an international network on the subject 'Architecture for Animals'.