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Daylighting for sustainable design

Author: Mary Guzowski
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2000.
Series: McGRAW-Hill Proessional Architecture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to daylighting as a key component in a sustainable approach to architectural design. It provides practical design strategies for sustainable daylighting design through three basic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guzowski, Mary.
Daylighting for sustainable design.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2000
(OCoLC)607440460
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Guzowski
ISBN: 0070254397 9780070254398
OCLC Number: 41531785
Description: xxviii, 449 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I Environmental Considerations --
Chapter 1 Take a Bioregional Approach 3 --
Apparent Movement of the Sun 4 --
Time of Day 5 --
Seasons 10 --
Geographic and Spatial Location 16 --
Sky Conditions 22 --
Cosmic Order 22 --
Place 29 --
Color and Form 40 --
Climate and Site 47 --
Relationship to the Environment 49 --
Solar Access 57 --
Comfort 62 --
Chapter 2 Do More with Less 77 --
Illumination 78 --
Passive Heating and Cooling 82 --
Water and Waste Processing 98 --
Electric Energy Generation 104 --
Roofs and Skylights 106 --
Facade Systems 110 --
Shading Systems 112 --
Plant Growth 118 --
Sunspaces and Greenhouses 119 --
Glasshouses and Conservatories 126 --
Chapter 3 Design for Evolution 135 --
Waste and Evolutionary Design 135 --
An Evolutionary Approach to Daylighting 138 --
Adapting the Past for the Present 139 --
Planning in the Present for the Future 154 --
Daylighting Concepts for Adaptation and Evolution 166 --
Part II Architectonic Considerations --
Chapter 4 Shape Form to Guide Flow 173 --
Form and the Luminous Program 174 --
Building Massing 176 --
Linear Forms 177 --
Centric Forms 190 --
Clustered Forms 203 --
Building Plan and Section 211 --
Room Depth and Height 211 --
Surface Form and Characteristics 216 --
Windows 224 --
Window Size 224 --
Window Position 231 --
Window Detailing 233 --
Chapter 5 Use Appropriate Technology 241 --
Daylighting Technologies 243 --
Architectural and Technological Approaches to Daylighting 245 --
Daylighting Technologies and the Building Envelope 248 --
Glazing Assemblies and Glass Technologies 249 --
Recent Glazing Innovations 251 --
New Glazing Research 257 --
Daylighting Systems Within the Glazing Cavity 260 --
Opportunities of the Glazing Cavity 260 --
Glazing Assemblies with Integrated HVAC Systems 265 --
Integrated Glazing and Shading Systems 278 --
Exterior and Interior Shading System 280 --
Part III Human Considerations --
Chapter 6 Address Health and Well-Being 291 --
Light and Clinical Therapy 292 --
Phototherapy 293 --
Chronotherapy 298 --
Chromotherapy 302 --
Visual Comfort 306 --
Sick Building Syndrome and Building-Related Illness 306 --
Computer Vision syndrome and Other Health Issues 312 --
Healing Environments 321 --
Chapter 7 Consider Quality of Life 341 --
Social Connections 343 --
Human Contact 344 --
Hierarchy and Power 351 --
Participation and Influence 354 --
Environmental Connections 359 --
Rural Environments 362 --
Urban Environments 368 --
Spiritual Connections 374 --
Chapter 8 Learn from Nature 387 --
Ecological Processes 388 --
Malcolm Wells: A Wilderness-Based Checklist 391 --
John Todd and Nancy Jack Todd: Nine Precepts for Ecology as the Basis for Design 392 --
William McDonough: The Hannover Principles 393 --
John Tillman Lyle: Strategies for Regenerative Design 394 --
Sim Van der Ryn and Stuart Cowan: Second-Generation Ecological Design 395 --
Ecological Literacy 399 --
Ecological Experiences 404 --
A Forest Ecosystem 405 --
A Wetland Ecosystem 413.
Series Title: McGRAW-Hill Proessional Architecture.
Responsibility: Mary Guzowski.
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