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Lit Environment
     

Lit Environment

by Derek Phillips, Phillips
 
Covers a comprehensive range of buildings, through 30 international case studies, including buildings in Britain, France, Germany, Denmark, Israel, Egypt and the United States. The book represents a strong fusion of science and quantity with light and vision. Visually inclined designers should understand how science can improve their vision and engineers with a strong

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Covers a comprehensive range of buildings, through 30 international case studies, including buildings in Britain, France, Germany, Denmark, Israel, Egypt and the United States. The book represents a strong fusion of science and quantity with light and vision. Visually inclined designers should understand how science can improve their vision and engineers with a strong science basis should understand how they can come to terms with visual affects. This book illustrates the essence of how to light buildings well.

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With many lovely color photos to inspire the budding designer, this guide describes lighting solutions for a wide variety of outdoor sites. The chapters discuss lighting strategy, building analysis, undefined spaces, various lighting solutions and technical aspects. In a lengthy final section, which considers diverse outdoor sites, and following each chapter there are numerous examples of actual lighting solutions with photos and discussion. Phillips, now retired, was an architect and lighting consultant who worked in the UK, the US, and on UNESCO sites. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750648899
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/17/2001
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 10.52(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Derek Phillips is a retired architect and lighting consultant. He established his own company of Architects and Lighting Consultants and was head of the business. He was President of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and is now Chairman for the CIBSE Daylight Group. He was also Vice President of the International Association of Lighting Designers NY from andconsultant to UNESCO on ancient monuments in Sri Lanka. He has won the UK National Lighting Award three times and has also won the European version of the prize. He has published numerous books and papers on the subject of lighting, including 'Lighting Historic Buildings' and 'LightingModern Buildings' for Architectural Press.

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