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Vision and perception in an architectural environment.

Design criteria for architectural lighting with daylight and artificial light.

Physics of daylight:
Radiant flux and luminous flux of daylight.
Daylight factor and sun path diagramme.
Daylight systems: Sun protection, glare control and solar lighting systems.

Artificial lighting: Lamp types and lamp features.
Colour and the CIE Colour system.

Luminaires: Optical systems and design features.

Lighting concepts indoor and outdoor:
General lighting, floodlighting, accent lighting and orientation lighting.
Lighting control and dynamic lighting.

Lighting design process:
Functional and architectural design criteria.
Luminaire spacing criteria.

Lighting calculation:
Average illuminance calculation
Point illuminance calculation.


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