Daylighting: Architecture and Lighting Design
Daylighting: Architecture and Lighting Design by Peter Tregenza, Michael Wilson
Daylighting: Architecture and Lighting Design Author: Peter Tregenza, Michael Wilson
Title: Daylighting: Architecture and Lighting Design
ISBN: 0419257004
ISBN13: 978-0419257004
Other Formats: lrf docx lrf lit
Pages: 304 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (March 10, 2011)
Language: English
Category: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
Size PDF version: 1436 kb
Size EPUB version: 1662 kb
Subcategory: Home Improvement & Design




This authoritative and multi-disciplinary book provides architects, lighting specialists, and anyone else working daylight into design, with all the tools needed to incorporate this most fundamental element of architecture. It includes:

an overview of current practice of daylighting in architecture and urban planning a review of recent research on daylighting and what this means to the practitioner a global vision of architectural lighting which is linked to the climates of the world and which integrates view, sunlight, diffuse skylight and electric lighting up-to-date tools for design in practice delivery of information in a variety of ways for interdisciplinary readers: graphics, mathematics, text, photographs and in-depth illustrations aclear structure: eleven chapters covering different aspects of lighting, a set of worksheets giving step-by-step examples of calculations and design procedures for use in practice, and a collection of algorithms and equations for reference by specialists and software designers.

This book should trigger creative thought. It recognizes that good lighting design needs both knowledge and imagination.