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Author Boubekri, Mohamed
Title Daylighting Design : Planning Strategies and Best Practice Solutions
Imprint Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2014
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Descript 1 online resource (176 pages)
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Note Intro -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- Historical Perspective -- Today's Perspective -- Light as a Medium -- Lighting Design - A Contemplation -- Light and Human Perception -- CHAPTER 2. ECONOMICS OF DAYLIGHTING -- Daylighting and Energy Costs -- Economic Benefits of Daylighting Beyond Energy Savings -- CHAPTER 3. DAYLIGHTING AND HEALTH -- Daylighting, Vitamin D, and Health -- Daylight and Seasonal Affective Disorder -- Daylight and Sleep Quality -- Restorative Powers of Daylight and Views -- CHAPTER 4. DAYLIGHTING METRICS -- Static Daylight Modeling Metrics: The Daylight Factor Method -- Dynamic Daylight Modeling Metrics -- Behavioral Metrics of Daylighting -- Visual Comfort and Glare from Windows -- CHAPTER 5. DAYLIGHTING PERFORMANCE OF SIDE-WALL WINDOWS -- Effect of Opposite Building -- Effect of Exterior Surface Reflectance of Opposite Building -- Effect of Distance between Buildings -- Effect of Building Form -- CHAPTER 6. STRATEGIES AND SYSTEMS PERFORMANCE -- Sidelighting Systems -- Lightshelf -- Prismatic Panels -- Laser Cut Panels -- Anidolic Systems -- Louver Systems -- Toplighting Systems -- Skylights -- Atrium -- Lightpipes -- CHAPTER 7. CASE STUDIES -- ST Diamond Building Putrajaya (near Kuala Lumpur), Malaysia -- Research Support Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden, Colorado, USA -- Augsburg City Library Augsburg, Germany -- TNT Centre Hoofddorp, the Netherlands -- Asian Development Bank Headquarters Manila, Philippines -- Adidas Laces Herzogenaurach, Germany -- Lewis Integrative Science Building University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA -- Changi Airport Terminal 3 Singapore -- Extension of the High Museum of Art Atlanta, Georgia, USA -- Extension of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Illinois, USA -- Sino-Italian Ecological and Energy Efficient Building Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Cathedral of Christ the Light Oakland, California, USA -- Schlaues Haus Oldenburg, Germany -- Bibliography -- Index
The primary objective of daylight systems is to make maximum use of daylight for various building types and climates. The book documents all aspects of the optimum use of daylight with particular reference to window orientation, light distribution, and prism technology, and discusses the health and economic related aspects
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Boubekri, Mohamed Daylighting Design : Planning Strategies and Best Practice Solutions Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH,c2014 9783764377281
Subject Daylighting.;Light in architecture
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