Simplified Design of Building Lighting provides concise and easy–to–grasp coverage of building lighting basics. Requiring only a minimum of background technical knowledge, this valuable guide introduces essential concepts, terms, fixtures, and calculations, along with practical methods necessary for effective lighting design. Examples and exercises––with detailed solutions––are provided for each chapter to help the reader both understand and apply the material presented.
Covers natural lighting and electrical lighting
∗ Reconciles current IES terms with previous ones
∗ Includes both IES and CIE lighting methods and calculations
∗ Contains a simple version of the point method for all orientations
∗ Presents useful working design guidelines
∗ Features required topics for architect licensing exams
∗ Comes with helpful tables, charts, and worksheets.
Refreshingly clear in content and format, this self–contained handbook is an ideal resource for students and professionals in architecture, interior design, electrical engineering, and related fields. He is Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Southern California. He is the editor of Simulating Daylight with Architectural Models and coauthor of Landscape Design That Saves Energy.
He is Editor of the Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides. He has practiced as an architect in California and Illinois, and as a structural engineer in Illinois. He recently retired as professor of architecture at the University of Southern California.
Concepts, Terms, and Basic Physics.