Ethics for Architects: 50 Dilemmas of Professional Practice

Ethics for Architects: 50 Dilemmas of Professional Practice

by Thomas Fisher
     
 

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In this new Architecture Brief, Ethics for Architects, Thomas Fisher presents fifty case studies representing a broad range of ethical dilemmas facing todays architects, from questions regarding which clients to work for, to the moral imperatives of reclaiming building materials for construction instead of sending them to landfills. This timely book features

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In this new Architecture Brief, Ethics for Architects, Thomas Fisher presents fifty case studies representing a broad range of ethical dilemmas facing todays architects, from questions regarding which clients to work for, to the moral imperatives of reclaiming building materials for construction instead of sending them to landfills. This timely book features newly relevant interpretations adapted to the pervasive demands of globalization, sustainability, and developments in information technology. Fisher's analysis of architectures thorniest ethical issues are written in a style that is accessible to the amateur philosopher and appealing to professional architects and students alike. Thought-provoking and essential, Ethics for Architects is required reading for any designer who wants to workresponsibly in today's complex world.

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ISBN-13:
9781568989464
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date:
10/27/2010
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,303,308
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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