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Illumination. Lighting

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbookby Brad Schiller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Now in full color, this guide helps the lighting designer with all of the many creative and operational challenges you face. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, Brad Schiller brings you from basic principles to pre-production preparations. Concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure... 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...