COMPREHENSIVE LIGHTING DESIGN, UPDATED FOR THE LATEST LED TECHNOLOGY
Lighting is an essential component of any designed space, yet it is one of the most difficult to get right. Lighting Design Basics provides a fundamental grounding in architectural lighting concepts, processes, and techniques that every student should master. Concise, visual coverage of current lighting technology includes design scenarios for more than 25 spaces; each case includes an in–depth rationale, floor plans, diagrams, and construction details to illustrate the real–world application of lighting design.
- Master the basic concepts of daylighting, lamps, luminaires, controls, and other topics related to light quality and quantity
- Adopt a logical approach to lighting design that includes proper documentation in alignment with up–to–date best practices
- Work through case studies that show how lighting design concepts are applied to residential, retail, hospitality, workspace, healthcare, and other common projects
- Learn the basic skills required to become competent in the field, and prepare for the NCIDQ and NCARB exams
Lighting can make or break any space, and design choices impact the cost and comfort of the building over the long term. Lighting Design Basics provides a critical foundation and prescriptive techniques to help future architects and interior designers make smart design choices.
Chapter 1 Introduction: How to Use This Book
Chapter 2 Basic Concepts in Lighting
Chapter 3 Qualities of Light Sources
Chapter 4 Daylighting
Chapter 5 Lamps
Chapter 6 Luminaires
Chapter 7 Lighting Controls
Chapter 8 Quantity of Light
Chapter 9 Quality of Light
Chapter 10 Lighting Design Approach
Chapter 11 Documenting Lighting Design
Chapter 12 Residential Lighting Design
Chapter 13 Workspace Lighting Design
Chapter 14 Lighting for Education Facilities
Chapter 15 Healthcare Lighting Design
Chapter 16 Retail Lighting Design
Chapter 17 Hospitality Lighting Design
Chapter 18 Lighting for Common Space
Chapter 19 Outdoor Lighting Design
Chapter 20 Basic Lighting Retrofitting
Chapter 21 Professional Lighting Design
Appendix A Energy Code Calculations
Appendix B Lighting in LEED
MARK KARLEN, PHD, AIA, has had a long and distinguished career in design education and professional practice as an architect and interior designer. He has chaired the interior design programs at the University of Cincinnati and Pratt Institute, as well as having completed many successful buildings and interiors projects.
CHRISTINA SPANGLER, LC, IES, is Senior Lighting Designer at BEAM, Ltd. She has over 16 years of experience in architectural lighting design and has received numerous awards, including the 2015 Philament award from IES Philadelphia.
JAMES R. BENYA, PE, FIES, IALD, LC, is Principal and Partner at Benya Burnett Consultancy in Davis, California.