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|Description:||256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: seeking light in the mystical north --
Whiteness: the pristine beauty and illuminating power of pure, white volumes --
Rhythm: the embodiment of the pulse of nature in vibrating patterns of light --
Journey: the galvanizing of space with alluring cues and beacons of light --
Carving: the moulding of light into empty yet compelling and unforgettable figures --
Forest: the conversion of forest light into vessels and frameworks of wood --
Transiency: the drama of expectation and loss in evanescent displays of light --
Tranquillity: the peaceful glow and solitude of unadorned things reduced to their essence --
Diffusion: the widespread distribution and softened glare of scarce natural light --
Darkness: the resonance of dark beginnings and arctic night in shadowy spaces.
surveys the imaginative ways designers have engaged with the region s natural light. "