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This CD-ROM and workbook package provides students with the information needed to understand how construction components are assembled, attached, installed, and built. The material examines both lightframe and commercial construction by discussing the similarities and differences of general occupancies and detailing the structural materials used. Formatted for both Macintosh and PC platforms, this CD-ROM contains animations and audio features that maintain the students' interest while enabling them to understand the visual properties of construction systems. These features also explain each component's relationship to other elements and the project as a whole. Furthermore, links to manufacturers' web sites offer additional information on specific materials used in construction.
The accompanying workbook contains challenging activities that encourage periodical, internet, and hands-on research, including discussion and essay questions and on-site assignments that will require students to illustrate their observations.
ISBN: 1563672553 Date Published on 1/1/2003
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|People want lighting that makes living areas more functional while reflecting lifestyle. This book demonstrates how to achieve effective lighting with how-to strategies, professional tips, and proven techniques. |
ISBN: 0897214757 Date Published on 1/1/2003
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|While it may be easy to visualize fabrics from swatches and large samples, lighting is much more complex. One cannot touch or feel it, yet it is all around and responsible for what we see. Lighting by Design takes an imaginative and creative look at the potential of creating and using light both inside and outside the home. Since skillful lighting is the balance between light and shade, the book begins with a discussion on the nature of light and the interplay of light and shadow on buildings inside and out. It demonstrates unique ways to become creative with light within the home to achieve varying effects from calm softness to theatrical drama. Lighting by Design also offers a comprehensive overview on outdoor lighting; entrances and exits; roof terraces and decks; and even special topics, such as topiaries, swimming pools, and statues. What's more, it also includes timeless advice for using colored light, patterns, and focus, and demonstrates ways to use lighting to blend garden and interior dimensions into a unified whole. Magnificent full-color photography specially commissioned for this extraordinary reference details amazing before-and-after effects and creative ways of using daylight and artificial light to create new moods. Also included are scores of inspirational photos that feature the interiors of such well-known designers as Jonathan Reed, Mary Fox Linton, Nina Campbell, and Tricia Guild. Packed with elegant ideas, superb examples, and imaginative suggestions for creating a dramatic and changing environment, Lighting by Design offers a brand- new and innovative perspective on outdoor and indoor decor!|
ISBN: 0823025144 Date Published on 11/1/2002
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|This stunning book provides a comprehensive look at creative lighting design for commercial and residential spaces. Every interior space that's profiled illustrates creative ways to add drama, fantasy, or just plain functional and effective lighting solutions to a unique environment. An amazing tour through beautiful homes, creative office spaces, and inspiring retail spaces, this book is the ultimate resource for professional designers, business owners, and homeowners searching for ideas to light a range of spaces. Lighting has a great impact on interior space, and lighting design choices can dramatically affect those using a space. Lighting schemes can alter not just the look of a space but also the way people function within that space. In Lighting Design Sourcebook, Randall Whitehead provides a comprehensive look inside the world of professional lighting design and provides hundreds of ideas for humanizing space through illumination. Chapter by chapter, beautiful lighting solutions unfold through dramatic photographs and insightful and helpful text. Whether you're looking for fantasy or function, this book offers the inspiration and the ideas to get lighting right for any space.|
ISBN: 1564969290 Date Published on 9/1/2002
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They twinkle as brightly as on Christmas night--but minilights
aren't just for holidays anymore! Economical, safer than candles, and available in many styles, they produce beautiful effects indoors
and out. The vast decorative possibilities spring out at you from each page, presenting everything from traditional white and rainbow strings to large gleaming, flickering orbs. Light display shelves to show off collections; bring the garden in with a star-kissed bower of glimmering plants; or give a young girl a pretty princess canopy over her bed
. Illuminate windows
with lights and lace, or make a patio
shine. Kindle romance with an enticing Valentine's Day table for two. Go through the year with seasonal sensations, from a spring wedding arbor to a spooky Halloween House. Every lighting
idea is brilliant!
ISBN: 1579902901 Date Published on 5/28/2002
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It’s one of a homeowner’s biggest decorating challenges: deciding what lighting
will both provide the desired effect and complement the overall décor. So if you’re in the dark about how to brighten up a space, the pros at House Beautiful have many stunning solutions. You’ll learn about fixtures ranging from simple sconces and Tizio lamps
to wacky kitchen
treatments to grand crystal works of art, and see how light changes the look of a room. Whether you need a simple reading lamp or a way to focus dramatic attention on your favorite works of art, every photo and page is loaded with smart suggestions.
ISBN: 1588161013 Date Published on 4/1/2002
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|Presents an organised, comprehensive and easy to understand overview of the lighting design process. It covers every topic from the nature of light itself, through selecting the correct equipment, to preparing project plans and the finished design documents.|
Using a dummy example the student is taken through an entire project step by step where the full range of alternatives and design processes are illustrated. The easy to read conversational tone makes the novice feel at home with complex technical concepts and provides an excellent introduction to all newcomers to the subject. The book is ideal for those working in architecture, electrical engineering and interior design who will one day design lighting systems for others to build.
A companion website runs alongside the book, at http://litinterior.com/, supporting distance learning projects, providing manufacturers data, calculation engines and downloadable courses for carrying our design exercises. The content of the courses will be linked directly to the book.
Includes US codes and standards.
* Have all the knowledge you need at your fingertips with this step by step introduction to lighting design
* Be supported in your studies by end of chapter exercises and a companion web site with downloadable tutorials
* Learn from the knowledge and teaching experience of the author team
ISBN: 0750648902 Date Published on 1/16/2002