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Designing a quality lighting environment

Author: Susan M Winchip
Publisher: New York : Fairchild, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive text examines the technical, practical, and aesthetic aspects of lighting design. With its focus on quality, it demonstrates how lighting designers provide functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing designs for both residential and commercial interiors. The author's extensive research integrates developments in the field with an introduction to lighting systems, giving readers a foundation for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Winchip
ISBN: 1563673177 9781563673177
OCLC Number: 60741306
Description: xxvi, 767 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: I: Principles of lighting --
Introduction to lighting --
Lighting environments --
Lighting systems: electrical sources --
Lighting systems: lamps for special applications --
Color --
Directional effects of lighting --
Quantity of lighting --
Electricity --
Lighting systems: luminaries --
Lighting systems: controls --
Portable luminaries and styles of fixtures --
Energy and the environment --
Illumination and human factors --
II: Lighting design applications --
Safety and security --
Illuminating visual art --
Light art --
Light and interior architecture --
Inspirational mediums --
Case studies: residential applications --
Case studies: commercial applications --
III: Lighting design process --
Lighting design process: initial phases --
Lighting design process: design phases --
Lighting design process: final phases.
Responsibility: Susan M. Winchip.

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Teaches users how to skillfully integrate the principles of design and the fundamentals of lighting to create spaces that are functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing.  Read more...

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