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Lighting by Design 2nd Edition

  • Author: Christopher Cuttle
  • Pages: 262
  • Language: English
  • ISBN13: 9780750687683
  • Upload date: 26-08-2015, 12:11
  • Category: Architecture

Provides guidance on where to find inspiration for lighting ideas, how to plan the technical detail and how to execute the plan to create safe end effective schemes. Considers lighting through the approach of observation, visualisation and realisation.

Supersedes the 2003 edition.

Contents:

Part One: Observation 1

1 Visible characteristics of objects 3

1.1 Visual constancy and modes of appearance 4

1.2 Visible properties of materials 19

1.3 Object characteristics and perceived attributes 31

2 Visible characteristics of lighting 37

2.1 Ambient illumination 37

2.2 Visual discrimination 51

2.3 Illumination hierarchy 74

2.4 The ‘flow of light ' 80

2.5 The ‘sharpness' of lighting 99

2.6 Luminous elements 113

3 Measurable characteristics of lighting 125

3.1 Illuminance-based measurements 125

3.2 Luminance-based measurements 129

Part Two: Visualization 133

4 Envisioning the concept 135

4.1 Seeing lighting clearly 135

4.2 Allusion and illusion 142

4.3 Lighting concepts 155

5 Concept development 161

5.1 Getting the picture 161

5.2 The Design Features Report 165

Part Three: Realization 169

6 Delivering the lumens 171

6.1 Indirect flux 173

6.2 Flux distribution 183

6.3 Direct flux 195

6.4 The light field 209

7 Getting the lighting you want 223

7.1 Lighting specification 223

7.2 Contractual agreements 226

Appendices

A1 Technical concepts, terms and symbols 229

A2 Terms and symbols used in the text 234

A3 Summary of lighting concepts, design criteria, and

associated metrics 235

A4 Summary of calculations 236

References 240

Further reading 242

Index 245

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