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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...

  • Licht. Sehen. Gestalten.by Walter Witting

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 112.00

    Efficient, economical, and ecologically minded lighting design is an essential part of good architecture. Dr. Walter Witting, for many years a partner of Professor Bartenbach, has revised and corrected the new edition, enhancing it with new content. The new edition of this classic work offers even more knowledge for the specialist. Contains... 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...

  • 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...

  • LichtEinfallby Michelle Corrodi; Klaus Spechtenhauser; 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...

  • The Design of Lightingby 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...

  • Lighting Design Basicsby Mark Karlen; James R. Benya

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.00

    Lighting is a basic, yet difficult-to-master, element of interiordesign, and Lighting Design Basics provides the informationyou need in a concise, highly visual format. Two leading designers,both with decades of experience, offer straightforward coverage ofconcepts and techniques, and present realistic goals you can use asguides to creating simple,... more...

  • The Right Lightby Spiros Kitsinelis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.95

    With so many new lighting technologies available for a wide range of visual environments, how do you choose the options that best address the needs and improve the quality of life for various groups? Focusing on applications and everyday use of light sources, The Right Light: Matching Technologies to Needs and Applications provides a comprehensive... 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...