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- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
International Series of Monographs in Electrical Engineering, Volume 1: Lighting Fittings Performance and Design details the advances in the design and prediction of the performance of lighting fittings. The title first covers luminous intensity and flux, and then proceeds to tackling illumination from line and area sources. Next, the selection deals... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
The industry standard illustrated guide from the National Kitchen and Bath Association Co-published by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), Kitchen and Bath Lighting is the go-to resource for designing, planning, and installing light in residential kitchen and bath projects. Full color illustrations throughout the book make Kitchen... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 12.46
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...
- Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 36.90
Die Vorstellung von offenen, von Tageslicht durchströmten Arbeits- und Wohnräumen hat sich wie keine andere als Sinnbild für Modernität und Zeitgeist in unseren Köpfen festgesetzt. War der Arbeitsplatz immer schon Gegenstand ergonomischer Studien und Optimierungen in Bezug auf eine gute Tageslichtversorgung, so gehört mittlerweile auch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 60.00 US$ 52.00
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...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 139.95
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...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 137.24
This overview of daylight science discusses visual systems, human adaptation and creation of the built environment, determination of sunlight and skylight under varying conditions, and calculation prediction of windows and daylight distribution in interiors. 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
During the nineteenth century, Britain became the first gaslit society, with electric lighting arriving in 1878. At the same time, the British government significantly expanded its power to observe and monitor its subjects. How did such enormous changes in the way people saw and were seen affect Victorian culture? To answer that question,... more...