Designing a Quality Lighting Environment / Edition 1

Designing a Quality Lighting Environment / Edition 1

by Susan M. Winchip
     
 

This comprehensive text examines the technical, practical, and aesthetic aspects of lighting design. With its focus on quality, it demonstrates how lighting designers provide functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing designs for both residential and commercial interiors. The author's extensive research integrates developments in the field with an introduction to

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Overview

This comprehensive text examines the technical, practical, and aesthetic aspects of lighting design. With its focus on quality, it demonstrates how lighting designers provide functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing designs for both residential and commercial interiors. The author's extensive research integrates developments in the field with an introduction to lighting systems, giving readers a foundation for applying design principles to lighting projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563673177
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.92(d)

Table of Contents

Principles of Lighting
Introduction to Lighting
Lighting Environments
Lighting Systems: Electrical Sources
Lighting Systems: Lamps for Special Applications
Color
Directional Effects of Lighting
Quantity of Light
Electricity
Lighting Systems: Luminaires
Lighting Systems: Controls
Portable Luminaires and Styles of Fixtures
Energy and the Environment
Illumination and Human Factors
Lighting Design Applications
Safety and Security
Illuminating Visual Art
Light Art
Light and Interior Architecture
Inspirational Mediums
Case Studies: Residential and Commercial Applications
Lighting Design Process
Initial Phases
Design Phases
Final Phases

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