Architecture for Light is an e-book intended for upper level undergraduate or continuing education courses for students of architecture and interior design. The book can also be a resource for lighting professionals looking to develop a lighting philosophy.
- Intended for upper level undergraduate or continuing education courses for students of architecture and interior design who do not necessarily have a scientific background
- Presents an intuitive approach to analytical lighting concepts
- Provides an alternative energy design approach that maximizes energy effectiveness of spaces over traditional design methods.
- Incorporates observation of lighting effects and a design process at an early stage in project development
- Provides un-numbered modules that can easily be adapted to courses of 7 or 13 week duration. Includes case studies, activities, and projects, plus global examples of art, architecture and manufacturing.
About the Authors: Paul Mercier is an instructor at SUNY College at Buffalo and Kim Mercier and Paul Mercier have each taught at the University of Calgary Masters of Architecture program. They are also lighting practitioners with their own design firm and actively involved with the IES.
Digital PDF: 169 pages
Publisher: Illuminating Engineering Society (2014)
Dimensions: 8½” x 11″