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Daylight design of buildings

Author: Nick Baker; Koen Steemers
Publisher: London : James & James, ©2002.
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To complement the critical and objective view of a study of 60 buildings conducted by Daylight Europe, this design manual has been developed to provide a more synthetic approach to the principles which lie behind successful daylight design.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Baker; Koen Steemers
ISBN: 1873936885 9781873936887
OCLC Number: 50446797
Description: x, 250 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction * Part 1: The Role of Light in Architecture - the Role of Light in Architecture * Part 2: Daylight Design - Climate and Context * Building Form and the Potential for Daylighting * The Daylight Design of Spaces * Refurbishment of Existing Buildings * Materials, Surfaces, Light and Colour * The Design of Windows * Artificial Lighting Controls * Advanced Daylighting Systems * Daylight, Comfort and Health * Part 3: Design Criteria and Data - Design Tools * Design Data * Post-Occupancy Evaluation * Annotated Bibliography * Glossary * Index
Responsibility: Nick Baker and Koen Steemers.
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