Author: Robert Bean
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 Considers the new CIE colour metric system Concludes each chapter with questions for the reader, together with inverted appropriate answers Features full colour throughout, for the first time, to support the text and aid the reader Covering a wide range of building types and external environments, this book shows how the concepts used in lighting design arise from the needs of the designer and user. These concepts are given a practical context to enable you to develop and improve your design skills, building up from the basics of how much light is needed and the role of shadows, to energy management and the calculations for daylighting, The author provides accessible, user-friendly explanations of technical information and specialist techniques intended for people who need to get to the heart of the subject as quickly as possible. An indispensible learning tool for students, and for professionals developing their skills, this handbook provides examples and exercises to help you acquire the understanding, knowledge and skill required for examinations and professional training purposes.
Author: Elizabeth Wilhide
Accessible and hardworking, this lavish source book provides a thorough overview of a key element of home decoration. Good lighting can make all the difference between a room that is bland and dull and one that is sparkling with vitality. Elizabeth Wilhide explains how to use it to transform your living space. All aspects of light fixtures and design are discussed, giving you the know-how to create stylish, well-lit interiors and exteriors. With the help of 300 inspirational photographs from Ray Main, this practical guide shows off the very best lighting solutions -- from cutting-edge modern to elegantly traditional -- and offers a wealth of bright ideas for every room in the home.
Author: Gary Gordon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This revised edition of the successful primer thoroughly covers fundamentals of lighting design, and also serves as a handy reference for professional designers. The Fifth Edition is more comprehensive than ever, with new information on LED, energy efficiency, and other current issues. In addition, it includes more information for drawing ceiling floor plans and the application of designs to specific types of interiors projects. Considered a "key reference" for the Lighting Certified exam, no other text combines both technical and creative aspects of lighting design for beginners and novice designers.
Author: D.C. Pritchard
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 needs to do and includes worked examples. The book starts with the theory of light and how it is perceived by the eye. It looks at the units used and the subjective effect of colour. The characteristics of various types of lamp are described along with luminaires (the equipment that contains the lamps). The effects of daylight on light levels indoors are described before going on to look at the design of general lighting schemes. The book concludes with chapters looking at lighting for specific applications including roadway lighting, floodlighting, and the interior of specific building types.
Publisher: Pbc International
Bold new uses of lighting are also presented, including exciting pattern projections, illuminated works of art and sophisticated laser light shows, choreographed for public enjoyment.
Author: Mark Karlen, Christina Spangler, James R. Benya
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A visual, real-world guide to professional lighting design Lighting Design Basics is the essential guide to this basic, but difficult-to-master aspect of interior design. Offering fundamental concepts and prescriptive techniques in a highly visual format, this book provides clear, practical guidance on utilizing the latest in lighting techniques and technology to showcase a space without sacrificing utility. Covering more than 25 different design scenarios with in-depth rationale for proposed solutions, this book provides insightful distribution diagrams, floor plans, and details for lighting installation and construction. Real-world case studies illustrate lighting design in residential, commercial, healthcare, education, and hospitality settings, and skill-building exercises offer practice for real-world projects as well as NCIDQ and NCARB exam preparation. This new third edition includes new instructor support materials, coverage of computer calculation software, and in-depth discussion on the latest in LED lighting. Lighting is changing, both in the technology itself, and in the way a designer must approach it. This book provides immersive instruction through real-world settings, and practical guidance suited for immediate application in everyday projects. Get up-to-date on the latest methods and technology for lighting design Examine more than 25 design scenarios for different types of spaces Complete exercises to hone your skills or prepare for the NCIDQ or NCARB Create simple lighting designs and collaborate with architects on complex projects Lighting can make or break a space. Improper lighting lends a space an uncomfortable feel, can induce headaches or eyestrain, and can even be hazardous—but thoughtfully designed and executed lighting adds that extra element so often missing from typical spaces. Lighting Design Basics shows you how to elevate any space through the fundamental tools and concepts of professional lighting design.
Author: Peter Tregenza, David Loe
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 with a comprehensive and specifically architectural approach to lighting. Features of this new edition include: technical knowledge of lighting in the context of architectural design; an emphasis on imagination in architectural light and presentation of the tools necessary in practice for creative design; additional chapters on the behaviour of light and on the context of design; a strong emphasis on sustainable design and energy saving, with data and examples; analyses of actual lighting schemes and references to current standards and design guides; an up-to-date review of lamp and lighting technology, with recommendations on the choice of equipment; a revision of the calculation section, with examples and step-by-step instructions, based on recent student feedback about the book.
Author: P. C. Sorcar
Other professional references. Architectural Graphic Standards 8th Edition Charles G. Ramsey and Harold R. Sleeper This Eighth Edition of the leading reference work for architects and engineers contains 65% new and revised material from the previous edition, three completely new chapters (on Sports Facilities, Energy Design, and Historic Preservation), and over 10,000 illustrations. Offers an abundance of technical data and design, construction detailing, building equipment, drafting, and technology and is organized around the Uniform Building Construction Index. The single most-used reference by building design and construction professionals. 1988 (0 471-81148-3) 854 pp. Environmental Design Research Robert Wehrli A how-to book offering systematic coverage of this emerging field. Defines research and design and explains how they relate. Includes considerable discussion of research methodology with applications to proving research value, including library reportorial, and physical and human research aimed at improved design. 1986 (0 471-82849-1) 496 pp. Interior Lighting for Environmental Designers 2nd Edition James L. Nuckolls The only textbook on architectural lighting design written expressly for the architect, interior designer, business designer, and store planner, this revised and updated edition covers all aspects of interior lighting design, including theory effects, fixtures, techniques, calculations, and much more. Deals with lighting design as an esthetic as well as scientific procedure. For all environmental designers and students of these professions.1983 (0 471-87381-0) 407pp.
Author: Roger Yee
Publisher: Visual Reference Publications
"The keys to creating exceptional luminous environments are revealed in this book as 25 of the world's top lighting designers and consultants showcase their finest work. Examples show how high quality, thoughtful design can be the visual cornerstone of a successful project. Over 500 photographs illustrate how light can establish moods and manipulate attitudes, reinforce feelings and heighten excitement. A full range of high quality, inventive and brilliant lighting design projects are shown including hotels, restaurants, retail, corporate, public, residential, exteriors, houses of worship, performing arts and entertainment facilities, museums, landscape. . . and so much more."--Publisher.
Author: Malcolm Innes
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Without light, interior architecture cannot be fully designed and experienced. It is one of the key tools for an interior designer, but can be a dauntingly technical subject for students. This book takes a detailed, practical look at lighting in interior design, giving students all the key information and skills they need to be able to tackle lighting successfully in their designs.
Author: Gary Steffy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
More than 35% new material, including more than 80 new color and black-and-white illustrations. * Addresses new topics, such as light and health, ADA criteria and issues, value engineering, computer modeling techniques, and more. * Covers major programming issues in lighting design and presents creative techniques for conceptualizing and visualizing lighted spaces. * Describes a wide range of tools and methods for achieving desired lighting effects. * Accompanying Web site offers additional material and resources.
Author: Nonie Niesewand
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
Light as the 5th dimension in architecture is explored in this superb illustrated gallery of the best in lighting technology, room by room, for every area of the home.