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Daylighting, First Edition : Natural Light in Architecture

Daylighting, First Edition : Natural Light in Architecture

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Book DescriptionDaylighting offers a general theory and introduction to the use of natural light in architecture.

The fourth of Derek Phillip's lighting books draws on his experience to illustrate how best to bring natural light into building design. As sustainability becomes a core principal for designers, daylighting comes to the fore as an alternative to artificial, energy consuming, light. Here, Phillips makes a rational argument for considering daylight first, outlining the arguments in favour of a daylight approach, and goes on to show, through a series of
beautifully illustrated case studies, how architects have created buildings in which natural light has been shown to play a major strategic role in the development of the design of a building.

* Learn how to incorporate daylight into a wide range of building design types
* Be informed about the most 'sustainable' of lighting techniques
* International case studies including examples from the UK, Hong Kong and USA inspire the reader and illustrate best practiceDownload DescriptionIn general window and lighting systems in buildings are not operated as an integrated system. As a result, the daylighting features of buildings-any type of window or skylight that brings outdoor light to the building's interior-rarely reduces a building's energy use as much as it could. Daylighting, when done well, can reduce building energy use substantially by reducing its need for electric lighting, cooling and heating. Research suggests that ina daytime-occupied commercial building, proper daylighting could reduce the total electricity and peak demand between 20 and 40 percent. Daylighting offers a general theory and introduction to the use of natural light in architecture. The fourth of DerekPhillip's lighting books draws on his experience to illustrate how best to bring natural light into building design.