Residential Lighting Design

Residential Lighting Design

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Good lighting is essential to a building. An effective design is not just about introducing light into a space, but rather an appreciation of how the space will be used. A good lighting design is so intertwined with the building that it is only noticed in its absence. This book introduces the tools of the lighting designer and explains how to produce a lighting design for a home. Looking at the nature of light and introducing different lamps and light fittings available, it explains the basics of lighting design and how to provide atmosphere through the play of light and shadow. It gives room-by-room analysis of good lighting design and gives advice on controls, plus an overview of the pitfalls of dimming and energy saving. Illustrated throughout with 132 stunning images and creative ideas.The first thing to realize is that you do this by creating different levels of light. While dark shadows are rarely good, ... To make the room look larger, the walls needto be highlighted with the brightest light. This can be done using wall washinganbsp;...

Title:Residential Lighting Design
Author:Marcus Steffen
Publisher:Crowood - 2014-07-31


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