Emerge by AIAU: Ethics in Architecture
The course covers best practices in ethical decision-making.
The Ethics in Architecture series presents key concepts in ethics philosophy and outlines the importance of ethical decision making in architectural practice. In the series, experts detail the differences between laws and ethical codes and discuss how personal and professional ethical codes are developed. The course covers ethical best practices for completing architectural projects and managing a firm.
Complete activities along the way and take a short quiz to receive credit for this course.
- Gain an understanding into the concepts of ethics and ethics in architecture, including why ethical decision making is important to professional practice and the protection of the public.
- Learn why ethical decision-making is vital to maintaining safety and security for clients and building occupants including best practices for creating contracts, importance of following regulations related to construction documents, and safe construction practices.
- Analyze case studies and examples of ethical practices in project management areas, to ensure wellbeing of their clients and the public.
- Understand legal and ethical guidelines for running and protecting a firm from risk through liability insurance.
This course is part of a series
Susan Schaefer KlimanPhD, AIA
Associate Professor and Chair of Department of Architecture and Urban Sustainability, University of the District of ColumbiaSusan Schaefer Kliman, PhD, AIA is an associate professor and Chair of Department of Architecture...
Missy RandLPC, CSAC
Consultant, TrainerMissy comes to AIAU as an ethics subject matter expert from the mental health discipline. As a...