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Architecture, Ethics and Globalization

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Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators, and students, the book also examines the role of the architectural aca ...more
Paperback, 243 pages
Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge (first published May 30th 2007)
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