Ethics for Architects by Thomas Fisher
50 Dilemmas of Professional Practice (Architecture Briefs)

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In this new Architecture Brief -áEthics for Architects  Thomas Fisher presents fifty case studies representing a broad range of ethical dilemmas facing today's 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 architecture's 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 work responsibly in today's complex world.


About Thomas Fisher

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Thomas Fisher is a Professor and Dean of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. Educated at Cornell University in architecture and Case Western Reserve University in intellectual history, he previously served as the Editorial Director of Progressive Architecture magazine in Stamford, Connecticut. He has lectured or juried at many schools and professional societies, and has published two-dozen book chapters and over 250 major articles. He has also published three books over the last five years: In the Scheme of Things, Alternative Thinking on the Practice of Architecture; Salmela Architect; and Lake/Flato Buildings and Landscapes.
Published December 14, 2006 by Princeton Architectural Press. 153 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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