01 Architecture for social purpose

Understanding the social value and economic and environmental benefits that architecture brings for individuals and communities – improving life chances, social identity, cohesion and wellbeing, and having the knowledge and skills to make informed, fair, and ethical choices, and to influence the project team and supply chain.
  • Codes and modes of conduct and duty of care
  • Professionalism in a global context
  • Ethics of architecture, construction and business management
  • Collaboration and respect: staff, clients, stakeholders and communities
  • Equality, diversity and inclusionn
  • Outreach: mentoring, volunteering and architecture in education

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