Ethic imagination in architecture

  • Abdullah Saadoon Salman Al-Maamouri
  • Tuqa Mahmood Hameed


Research examines the concept of ethical imagination as one of the influential
concepts in the architectural design process. Who is known as "the Architect's
ability to think according to moral frameworks to become an important source
and then to be the task of balancing the poetic and the disciplined imagination
to produce an ethical architectural text that benefits the individual and society.
", thus be the research problem (implications of morally imaginative concept
in architecture ).So the research aims to explain the basics of moral fiction in
architecture, and we are on it. Research assumes that the foundations of moral
fiction have an impact on the formulation of the architectural product . For the
purpose of addressing the research issue and achieving the objectives of
research and verification of its hypothesis, a knowledge framework was first
built .Then a comprehensive theoretical framework for the imagination of the
moral architecture extracted from the architectural propositions to be finalized
in three main indicators is. Principles of moral constructional imagination, the
foundations of moral and ethical imagination, moral logic of the Moral
imagination architecture. Then apply them to elected projects to illustrate their
impact on the architectural output and to arrive at conclusions that show the
architectural imagination according its basics


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Al-Maamouri, A. S. S. and Hameed, T. M. (2018) “Ethic imagination in architecture”, Iraqi Journal of Architecture & Planning, 14(2). Available at: (Accessed: 18August2019).

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