Ethics and the Practice of Architecture

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NOTES TO THE TEXT

PART I: AWARENESS

INTRODUCTION

1. Benedetto Gravagnuolo, “Towards an Architecture of the New Millennium,” in Mario Botta, The Ethics of Building, trans. Stephen Thorne, Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 1997, 10.

2. Mario Botta, The Ethics of Building, ibid., Note 1, 26, 28.

3. Aaron Betsky, “Libeskind Builds,” Architecture 87, n9, Sep. 1998, 102. Betsky is quoting Daniel Libeskind.

4. American Institute of Architects, Architecture Factbook, 1994 Edition, Washington, DC: American Institute of Architects, 55.

5. American Institute of Architects, 1997 Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Washington, DC: American Institute of Architects, 1997.


SOME BASICS ABOUT ETHICS

1. Plato, The Republic of Plato (fourth century BC), trans. w. intro. by Francis MacDonald Cornford, New York and London: Oxford University Press, 1945, reprint 1968, 67, 352d.

2. Plato, The Apology (fourth century BC), trans. Benjamin Jowett, 3rd. ed., (Simon & Schuster, 1928; Meta Markel, 1956), selected and ed. Irwin Edman, New York: The Modern Library, 84, 38d. The reference numbers to Plato's writings are the page numbers from the 1578 edition of his works published by Henri Estienne. Modern scholars have agreed upon Estienne's pagination for uniform citation.

3. Dictionaries, noted by their full title in the first reference, will be referred to by initials subsequently: The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3rd. ed., Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1992, (AHD). The Random House Dictionary of the English Language, Second Edition, Unabridged, New York: Random House, 1987, (RHD). The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993, (SOED). This is a newly abridged and written dictionary based upon the OED. The Oxford English Dictionary and Supplements, Compact Edition, Oxford University Press, V I and II, 1971; V III, 1987, (OED). Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, (WNC). Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language: College Edition, Cleveland and New York: World Publishing Co., 1964, (NWD/C).

4. Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachaen Ethics are widely available in many translations, both in full text and in edited selections; Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue: A Study in Moral Philosophy, London: Duckworth, 1981; John Rawls, A Theory of Justice, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.

5. John L. Mackie, Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong, Pelican Books, 1977; reprint, New York: Penguin, pbk., 1990, 9.

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