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Illumination. Lighting

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lit Interiorby Frederick H Jones; William J Fielder

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 169.00

    Written by a leading authority on sky model formulation and daylight measurement Includes information on non-overcast skies and year-round situations important for energy saving calculations, not included in other books Includes a historical overview of advancements and developments in human vision and photonic studies Analyzes recent research... more...

  • The Springfield Gas Machineby Donald W. Linebaugh

    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...

  • The Victorian Eyeby Chris Otter

    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...