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Week #1 Show and Tell Phil 435 09.06.2011 Architecture’s Relationship with Moral Behavior We found architecture’s relationship with moral behavior to be one of the most interesting topics of the week. With the new designs that are being created these days they may cost more than is necessary for a building to live or work in. They may also be dangerous to build because of liability issues. Related to the costs of creating unnecessary buildings I would like to use new sports venues as an example. Key Arena is a perfectly good basketball arena still and with some new age updates to the interior/exterior would be a good facility for an NBA team. However the Seattle SuperSonics owner demanded a new arena from the city and didn’t get approval. The team was then moved to Oklahoma City and Seattle was left without a team. This is a good
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Unformatted text preview: example of how always wanting new buildings can be a negative effect to the citizens’ moral behavior. For example I would like to take something personally learned in Business Law at WSU. Property liabilities are taught for almost half a semester. These are very important to think about when designing a house like Johnson’s Glass House for example. In this case if Johnson were to have a slippery surface close to one of the windows/walls and was not to tell the guest of his house that it was slippery and the guest fell through the glass and broke their leg, Johnson would be liable. Do you think the city of Seattle should have voted for a new arena and huge tax hikes in a slow economy to keep the Sonics in Seattle, or do you like the decision not to bring them back and hope for a new team in the near future?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course PHIL 435 taught by Professor Wang during the Fall '11 term at Washington State University .

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