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Published: Architizer Is your building immoral? You are probably thinking that this is a silly question; buildings are inanimate structures and morality is the uniquely human capacity for judgment and empathy. How could a building be measured by moral standards? How could it have, or lack, values? But let’s think about some of the most obviously disturbing buildings like the sites of slave trade, torture, or the headquarters of authoritarian regimes. Do these stone and glass structures embody the evil acts that took place within them? Can they be redeemed? Other ethical questions that relate to architecture come to mind. […] Read More