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Daylight Design of Buildings

Handbook / Manual

By: Nick Baker and Koen Steemers

250 pages, Tabs, figs, col photos

James and James Science Publishers

Paperback | Feb 2002 | #124352 | ISBN: 1873936885
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NHBS Price: £80.00 $101/€95 approx

About this book

To complement the critical and objective view of a study of 60 buildings conducted by Daylight Europe, this design manual has been developed to provide a more synthetic approach to the principles which lie behind successful daylight design.


Contents

Introduction * Part 1: The Role of Light in Architecture - the Role of Light in Architecture * Part 2: Daylight Design - Climate and Context * Building Form and the Potential for Daylighting * The Daylight Design of Spaces * Refurbishment of Existing Buildings * Materials, Surfaces, Light and Colour * The Design of Windows * Artificial Lighting Controls * Advanced Daylighting Systems * Daylight, Comfort and Health * Part 3: Design Criteria and Data - Design Tools * Design Data * Post-Occupancy Evaluation * Annotated Bibliography * Glossary * Index

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Biography

Nick Baker and Koen Steemers are from the Martin Centre, University of Cambridge, UK.

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