ABOUT THE BOOK
THE ARCHITECTURE OF LIGHT MAKES LIGHTING DESIGN APPROACHABLE. THIS VIVID, IMAGE PACKED TEXT OF LIGHTING CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES SERVES AS THE PERFECT COMPANION FOR LIGHTING DESIGN STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS ALIKE. BUILT AROUND A SUCCESSFUL TEACHING CURRICULUM, THIS TEXT PROVIDES A LOGICAL STEP BY STEP PROGRESSION THROUGH THE PHASES OF CONCEPTUALIZING, REFINING, DRAFTING AND PRESENTING LIGHTING DESIGN.

264 FULL-COLOR PAGES OF DIAGRAMS, IMAGES AND RENDERINGS

WRITTEN BY A PRACTICING PROFESSIONAL LIGHTING DESIGNER WHO IS ALSO AN AWARD WINNING DESIGN INSTRUCTOR, THE ARCHITECTURE OF LIGHT PRESENTS A PERFECT BLEND OF VISUAL DESIGN TOOLS AND FUNDAMENTAL LIGHTING KNOWLEDGE. IN ADDITION TO THEORY AND DISCUSSION, THE ARCHITECTURE OF LIGHT ALSO PROVIDES COMPLETE CHAPTERS OF COMMON LIGHTING DETAILS, CASE STUDIES AND A CATALOG OF SPECIFIC LIGHTING TOOLS. EVERY ARCHITECT, INTERIOR DESIGNER AND DESIGN STUDENT DESERVES A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF LIGHTING DESIGN AND THIS SINGLE BOOK MAKES IT POSSIBLE.

WHAT THIS BOOK IS NOT
THE ARCHITECTURE OF LIGHT IS NOT A COMPILATION OF THE SAME OLD TECHNICAL INFORMATION AND CRYPTIC SCIENTIFIC DATA. THIS TEXT IS RICH WITH FUNDAMENTALS AND BASICS, BUT EACH TOPIC IS TACKLED IN A FRESH VISUAL MANNER THAT BRINGS THE SUBJECT TO LIFE.

INCLUDES ENTIRE CHAPTERS OF TYPICAL LIGHTING LAYOUTS, LIGHTING DETAILS, LIGHTING CALCULATIONS AND VOCABULARY.

AND…. A COMPLETE 15 WEEK CURRICULUM
EACH LECTURE CAN BE DOWNLOADED FREE, FROM THIS WEBSITE. EACH LECTURE INCLUDES POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, ASSIGNMENTS, GRADING FORMS, AND LECTURE GUIDES.

THE ARCHITECTURE OF LIGHT PRESENTS THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS

Part I The Fundamentals of Light
Chapter 1 The Design Mentality
Chapter 2 The Power and Purpose of Light
Chapter 3 More Impact with Less Light
Chapter 4 Adding Light in Layers
Chapter 5 Physical Basics of Light
Chapter 6 Physiology of Vision
Chapter 7 The Color Science of Light Sources
Chapter 8 Electric Light Sources
Part II Designing Light
Chapter 9 Textures of Light
Chapter 10 Shapes of Light
Chapter 11 Location of the Light Source
Chapter 12 Building Light from Darkness
Chapter 13 Developing Lighting Ideas
Chapter 14 Identifying Concepts in Light
Chapter 15 Lighting that Works
Chapter 16 Designing with Daylight
Chapter 17 Graphic Tools: Rendering and Light Maps
Chapter 18 Lighting Units and Measurements
Chapter 19 Understanding Illuminance Levels
Chapter 20 Lighting Calculations
Part III Deliverables
Chapter 21 Deciphering Manufacturers' Literature and Cut Sheets
Chapter 22 Selecting Luminaires: A Basic Family
Chapter 23 Switching, Dimming and Control Systems
Chapter 24 The Preliminary Lighting Layout "Redline"
Chapter 25 Luminaire Schedules and Cut Sheets
Chapter 26 The Lighting Plan
Chapter 27 Lighting Layouts for Residential Spaces
Chapter 28 Lighting Layouts for Light Commercial Spaces


ABOUT THE AUTHOR
SAGE RUSSELL IS A DESIGNER AT LUMIA LIGHT STUDIO IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA WITH PROJECT EXPERIENCE SPANNING FROM HOSPITALITY, CORPORATE AND CASINOS TO GALLERIES, RESTAURANTS AND RESIDENCES. SAGE ALSO LECTURES NATIONALLY ON LIGHTING DESIGN AND INSTRUCTS AT THE DESIGN INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO.

 
 
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