Ethics and the Practice of Architecture
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 7, 2000 - Architecture - 336 pages
From theory to practice a unique, well-rounded guide to ethics fortoday s architect
How does an architect assist a community in evaluating alternativedesigns? Resolve a dispute with a contractor? Take into account aproject s impact on the natural environment?
When it comes to questions like these, making decisions about whatought to be done or what is the "best" or "right" solution requiresmore than sound technical knowledge and strong design talent. Itdemands a solid understanding of the ethical issues that lie at theheart of architectural practice.
Ethics and the Practice of Architecture offers a complete,broad-based introduction to this crucial subject. First, itexamines basic ethical theories and their application toarchitecture, and discusses different ways of identifying ethicalcontent in architecture. Bridging the gap between theory andpractice, the second part of the book surveys differentprofessional settings and building project processes thatfrequently hold ethical concerns, and charts the ethical mandatesthat arise from them.
In the final section of the book, thirty case studies explore awide range of ethical dilemmas encountered in architecturalpractice, with useful guidance on how to work through themeffectively. Arranged by topics that span the key phases of aproject from pre-design through post-occupancy evaluation, thesecase studies allow a detailed look at ethical concerns in real-lifesituations where multiple issues are often at stake.
Providing a practical framework for the exploration of ethicalissues in architecture today, Ethics and the Practice ofArchitecture is an excellent resource for present and futurearchitects in all areas of the field.
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SOME BASICSABOUT ETHICS
THE ETHICAL NATURE OFARCHITECTURE
A MORE INDEPTH LOOKATETHICAL CONCEPTS
ETHICS AND ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICES
The Fee Proposal
The Joint Venture
The CashFlow Bind
The Clients Project Manager
The University Architect
A CLOSER LOOKAT MAKING ARCHITECTURE
A CLOSER LOOKAT DOING
Cultural Diversity and the Public Architect
The Clients House
The Mayor and the School Board
The Neighbors House
The MasterPlan Study
Building Codes and City Projects
The Elusive Client
Two ClientsOne Project
The RealEstateInvestment Project
Adaptive ReuseHistoric Preservation
The BuildingCode Official
The PublicBid Opening
Right of Confidentiality and the Public Interest
NCARB Rules of Conduct 1998
AIA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct 1997
Intern Development Program Competencies and Ethical Considerations
ArchitecturalPracticeOrganization Services Delivery and Ethical Considerations
NOTES TO THE TExt 2 93
AdditionAL INFORMATIONABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHS
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