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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.00
Now in full color, this guide helps the lighting designer with all of the many creative and operational challenges you face. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, Brad Schiller brings you from basic principles to pre-production preparations. Concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure... more...
- Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 2012; US$ 34.00
The problems associated with inadequate light-measurement systems are not hard to grasp or even to fix, and are the subject of Value Metrics for Better Lighting . This book was written as a starting point for thoughtful consideration, discussion, and action by those vested in better and more-sustainable lighting, including manufacturers, practitioners,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 31.99
The expressive potential of light captures the imagination of makers and designers from all sorts of disciplines. Based on interviews with more than forty global makers, this long-overdue review of the state of contemporary craft lighting explores the inspirations and methods of the best artists working in the area today. The book surveys practitioners... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This guide shows how the concepts used in lighting design arise from the needs of the designer and the user. These concepts are shown in a practical context to enable you to develop and improve your design skills. Through examples and exercises, this book makes it easier for the student to acquire the level of understanding, knowledge and skill required... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 129.95
With the help of guides and tables, this book assists readers in making the right lighting technology choices for specific applications, introduces readers to the topic of dynamic lighting that can accommodate a range of needs and tasks under one system, and helps a variety of professionals (from local authorities to doctors) to design the appropriate... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Presents an organised, comprehensive and easy to understand overview of the lighting design process. It covers every topic from the nature of light itself, through selecting the correct equipment, to preparing project plans and the finished design documents. Using a dummy example the student is taken through an entire project step by step where the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.95
This is an important book, written by one of the top lighting designers in the country. Written at the end of a career as an architect and lighting designer, the book draws on the experience gained while living through a period of intense lighting development, from 1956 up to the millenium. It bridges the gap between the present day architect and lighting... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 49.95
Developed just after the close of the Civil War, the Springfield Gas Machine was a unique commercial and domestic gas lighting system marketed for use in homes and businesses outside of a city’s gas works. The self-contained unit was perfectly suited to accommodate an expanding rural and suburban U.S. landscape as middle- and upper-class American... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.99
Sunlight profoundly influences the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere. Nature fuels the evolution of all living things, their visual systems, and the manner in which they adapt, accommodate, and habituate. Sun luminance measurements serve as data to calculate typical changes in the daily, monthly, and annual variability characteristics of daylight.... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 17.50
Tracing the fascinating history of human light, from stone lamps to the lightbulb, the story of light is also the story of evolving humanity. The class, social and environmental implications of providing light has shaped historical eras: crude lamps and tallow candles constricted waking hours and drove the crazed hunting of whales for their oil towards... more...