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Building in China - the case for moral fibre

Is it permissible to work as an architect within a dictatorship like China?

The opinions vary – from avoidance of critical questions, stubborn justification of the individual commitment in the country, and outright refutation of the human rights problems in China; the entire range exists.

However, those who work in China and accept honours for audacious, enterprising constructions can hardy claim to be actively striving for the recognition of human rights as well.

A critical commentary on the situation in China.

 

This article is taken out of the following magazine:
DETAIL 7+8/2008

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