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Illumination. Lighting

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  • Daylight Science and Daylighting Technologyby Richard Kittler; Miroslav Kocifaj; Stanislav Darula

    Springer 2011; US$ 169.00

    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...

  • Lightingby D. C. Pritchard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95

    Lighting, now in its sixth edition, is the standard text on the principles and practice of lighting interiors and exteriors. The book introduces all the main principles of light and colour, along with the design of general lighting schemes. It complies with the CIBSE lighting code and guides, covers the main calculations that a lighting designer... more...

  • Value Metrics for Better Lightingby Mark S. Rea

    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...

  • The Design of Lighting, second editionby Peter Tregenza; David Loe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00

    This fully updated edition of the successful book The Design of Lighting, provides the lighting knowledge needed by the architect in practice, the interior designer and students of both disciplines. The new edition offers a clear structure, carefully selected material and linking of lighting with other subjects, in order to provide the reader... more...

  • Lighting: Interior and Exteriorby Robert Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    This comprehensive and practical guide takes you step-by-step through the core concepts and applications of architectural lighting. Now completely revised and updated for the second edition, this book: Includes all new information on the latest regulations and recommendations Provides special attention to the rapid development of LED lighting... more...

  • LichtEinfallby Klaus Spechtenhauser; Michelle Corrodi; Gerhard Auer

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 48.95

    «LichtEinfall» thematisiert zentrale Aspekte der Lichtplanung wie den Zusammenhang zwischen Tageslichtversorgung und architektonischer Gestaltung, Raumwirkung und Behaglichkeit. Dabei werden sowohl Grundlagen, als auch subtile Facetten desUmgangs mit Tageslicht erörtert und in einem architekturhistorischen Kontext kritisch hinterfragt. more...

  • Brilliantby Jane Brox

    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...

  • Building Physics: Lightingby W. R. Stevens

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Building Physics: Lighting, Seeing in the Artificial Environment deals with basic principles of lighting as used in architecture, in building maintenance, and in an artificial environment. The book starts with the process of how humans see; the interaction of the eye and mind; and the effects of fatigue, visual disorders, and age. The phenomena of... more...

  • Lighting Design Basicsby Mark Karlen; James R. Benya

    Wiley 2011; US$ 60.00

    Lighting is a basic, yet difficult-to-master, element of interior design, and Lighting Design Basics provides the information you need in a concise, highly visual format. Two leading designers, both with decades of experience, offer straightforward coverage of concepts and techniques, and present realistic goals you can use as guides to creating... more...

  • Code for Lightingby Cibse

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 190.00

    The Code for Lighting has been revised and updated to include exterior lighting as well as interior lighting. The book takes into account new legislation such as the 2002 revision of Part L of the Building Regulations as well as new and forthcoming International and European Standards on lighting and ergonomics. It also reflects new initiatives on... more...