Architectural Lighting: Designing with Light and Space / Hervé Descottes with Cecilia E. Ramos

7 Acknowledgements 8 Introduction 12 Six Visual Principles of Light 14 Illuminance 30 Luminance

40 Color and Temperature

52 Height

60 Density

70 Direction and Distribution

82 Analysis 84 High Line, New York, New York, United States

91 Newtown Creek Water Pollution Treatment Plant, Brooklyn, New York, United States

97 Jules Verne, Paris, France 102 Beige, Tokyo, Japan 106 Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland 114 Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

120 Essays 121 A Conversation with Steven Holl 124 Sensations of Light, Sylvain Dubuisson 125 Light and Landscape, James Corner

130 Appendices 132 Lighting Fixture Layout and Illuminance Calculations 134 Appendix A: Historical Timeline of Light Sources 135 Appendix B: Recommended Illuminance 136 Appendix C: Color Temperature vs. Color Rendering Index of Light Sources 137 Appendix D: Basic Characteristics of General Light Sources 138 Appendix E: Lighting Symbol Legend

139 Glossary 142 Bibliography 143 Image Credit

Paperback: 144 pages Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (May 4, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1568989385 ISBN-13: 978-1568989389

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Cite: Christopher Henry. "Architectural Lighting: Designing with Light and Space / Hervé Descottes with Cecilia E. Ramos" 15 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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