Lighting Design Basics, 2nd Edition

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The second edition is designed to be used as a guide to create simple yet impressive lighting designs and when collaborating with professional designers on more complex projects. Drawing on real-world case studies— from kitchens to doctors’ offices—the book is packed with attractive, helpful illustrations, making it an invaluable resource for students, as well as interior designers and architects studying for professional licensing exams.

  • Authored by leading lighting designers with decades of experience
  • Offers straightforward coverage of lighting concepts and techniques
  • Contains design scenarios for more than twenty different types of spaces

Softcover: 246 pages
Publisher: Wiley (2012)
SKU: PB-245-12
ISBN-13: 978-0-470-47427-3
Dimensions: 8½” x 11″

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 12 x 1 in

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: How to Use This Book
  • Basic Concepts in Lighting
  • Qualities of Light Sources
  • Daylighting
  • Lamps
  • Luminaires
  • Lighting Controls
  • Quantity of Light
  • Quality of Light
  • Lighting Design Approach
  • Documenting Lighting Design
  • Residential Lighting Design
  • Workspace Lighting Design
  • Classroom Lighting Design
  • Healthcare Lighting Design
  • Retail Lighting Design
  • Hospitality Lighting Design
  • Lighting for Common Spaces
  • Outdoor Lighting Design
  • Basic Lighting Retrofitting
  • Professional Lighting Design
  • Appendix A Computers in Lighting
  • Appendix B Energy Code Calculations
  • Appendix C Lighting in LEED
  • Bibliography
  • Index