Daylighting for Sustainable Design

Daylighting for Sustainable Design

by Mary Guzowski
     
 
Just as natural light reveals colors in a richer, truer spectrum, daylighting opens new perspectives on sustainable design. In this seminal work, noted architectural thinker and daylighting expert Mary Guzowski shows architects, and others concerned with the consequences of the built environment, practical design strategies for daylighting that create a greener

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Just as natural light reveals colors in a richer, truer spectrum, daylighting opens new perspectives on sustainable design. In this seminal work, noted architectural thinker and daylighting expert Mary Guzowski shows architects, and others concerned with the consequences of the built environment, practical design strategies for daylighting that create a greener architecture ...environmentally, architectonically, and humanistically.

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Daylighting here is not what musicians do for steady income, but bringing natural light into buildings. Guzowski (architecture, U. of Minnesota) describe principles and techniques that link the approach to enhancing a design environmentally, architectonically, and humanistically. She looks at bioregionality, design for evolution, shape guides flow, appropriate technology, health and well being, lessons from nature, quality of life, and other aspects. She includes hundreds of illustrations in color and black-and-white, international examples, and a list of professional resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070254398
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/11/1999
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.40(d)

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