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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...