Other professional references Architectural Graphic Standards 8th Edition Charles G. Ramsey and Harold R. Sleeper This Eighth Edition of the leading reference work for architects and engineers contains 65ew and revised material from the previous edition, three completely new chapters (on Sports Facilities, Energy Design, and Historic Preservation), and over 10,000 illustrations. Offers an abundance of technical data and design, construction detailing, building equipment, drafting, and technology and is organized around the Uniform Building Construction Index. The single most-used reference by building design and construction professionals. 1988 (0 471-81148-3) 854 pp. Environmental Design Research Robert Wehrli A how-to book offering systematic coverage of this emerging field. Defines research and design and explains how they relate. Includes considerable discussion of research methodology with applications to proving research value, including library reportorial, and physical and human research aimed at improved design. 1986 (0 471-82849-1) 496 pp. Interior Lighting for Environmental Designers 2nd Edition James L. Nuckolls The only textbook on architectural lighting design written expressly for the architect, interior designer, business designer, and store planner, this revised and updated edition covers all aspects of interior lighting design, including theory effects, fixtures, techniques, calculations, and much more. Deals with lighting design as an esthetic as well as scientific procedure. For all environmental designers and students of these professions.1983 (0 471-87381-0) 407pp.
Prafulla C. Sorcar is President of Butterweck-Sorcar Engineering, Inc. and Director of 21st Century Lighting. He is the author of Rapid Lighting Design and Cost Estimating, selected as a Book-of-the-Month by the Architects' Book Club, and Energy Saving Lighting Systems, a popular reference-cum-text book. He has designed projects for several countries including Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Canada, and India. He is a registered professional engineer and a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society. He received his MS in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle.