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Lighting Design Basics



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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 4/24/2012.

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Lighting Design Basics, Second Edition provides the fundamental information the new designer needs in a concise, highly visual format. It presents realistic goals that can be used as guides to creating simple, typical lighting designs and when collaborating with professional designers on more complex projects. Real-world case studies for illuminating residential and commercial spaces, from kitchens to doctors offices are included . Now packed with additional illustrations, Lighting Design Basics, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for students, as well as interior designers and architects studying for professional licensing exams.

Author Biography

Mark Karlen, PhD, AIA, ASID, has a long and distinguished career in design education and professional practice as an architect and interior designer. He has chaired the interior programs at the University of Cincinnati and Pratt Institute, as well as having completed many successful buildings and interiors projects. James R. Benya, PE, FIES, IALD, LC, is a lighting designer and Principal of Benya Lighting Design of West Linn, Oregon. He is widely published in industry magazines and has lectured extensively on the professional conference circuit. Christina Spangler, LC, IALD, IES, is a lighting designer and Principal in the Philadelphia and New York City–based Lighting Design Collaborative. She currently teaches at Moore College of Art and Design.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introduction: How to Use This Bookp. 1
Basic Concepts in Lightingp. 3
Qualities of Light Sourcesp. 11
Daylightingp. 19
Lampsp. 25
Luminairesp. 39
Lighting Controlsp. 55
Quantity of Lightp. 61
Quality of Lightp. 75
Lighting Design Approachp. 83
Documenting Lighting Designp. 89
Residential Lighting Designp. 97
Workspace Lighting Designp. 121
Classroom Lighting Designp. 137
Healthcare Lighting Designp. 143
Retail Lighting Designp. 151
Hospitality Lighting Designp. 165
Lighting for Common Spacesp. 185
Outdoor Lighting Designp. 207
Basic Lighting Retrofittingp. 213
Professional Lighting Designp. 215
Computers in Lightingp. 223
Energy Code Calculationsp. 227
Lighting in LEEDp. 231
Bibliographyp. 233
Indexp. 235
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