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Architecture and its ethical dilemmas

Author: Nicholas Ray
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, ©2005.
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Architects are increasingly facing ethical questions in their work, from practical considerations in construction to the wider social context of buildings, their appearance, use and place in the narrative of the environment. This book gives an account of these ethical questions from the perspectives of historical architectural practice, philosophy, and business, and examines the implications of such dilemmas. Taking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Architecture and its ethical dilemmas.
London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, ©2005
(DLC) 2005004680
(OCoLC)57694879
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Ray
ISBN: 9780203640982 0203640985 128115864X 9781281158642
OCLC Number: 191800061
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 166 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Practical wisdom for architects : the uses of ethics / Andrew Saint --
The Cambridge history faculty building : a case study in ethical dilemmas in the twentieth century / Nicholas Ray --
Architecture and its ethical dilemmas / Michael Latham --
Architecture, art and accountability / Richard MacCormac --
Responsive practice / Giles Oliver --
On being a humble architect / Sjoerd Soeters --
Accountability, trust and professional practice : the end of professionalism? / Onora O'Neill --
Moral imagination and the practice of architecture / Jane Collier --
Codes of ethics and coercion / Tom Spector --
Hearth and horizon / Andrew Ballantyne --
Architecture, luxury and ethics / Richard Hill --
Less aesthetics, more ethics / Neil Leach --
Architecture, morality and taste / Julian Roberts.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Ray.
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Ethical issues, both practical and philosophical, are constantly arising in architectural work. This volume relates a broad range of theoretical questions to dilemmas encountered in practice,  Read more...

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