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Recipes and Ideas: Lighting : Simple Solutions for the Home (Recipes & Ideas) Total Hits - 925  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (7)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
At last--a comprehensive, practical reference for all your lighting needs. Recipes & Ideas: Lighting shows you how to transform any space using the elusive element of light. Organized room by room, this generously illustrated guide offers creative lighting solutions for a wide range of needs. With essential know-how, inspiration, and a dozen specific projects for solving familiar lighting problems, Recipes and Ideas: Lighting will show you how to make the small changes that can make a big difference in your home.
ISBN: 081182716X   Date Published on 3/1/2000
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Daylighting for Sustainable DesignTotal Hits - 993  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (9)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Exciting new daylighting techniques for architectural design! Just as natural light reveals colors in a richer, truer spectrum, daylighting opens new perspectives for architectural design. Daylighting for Sustainable Design, by noted architectural thinker Mary Guzowski, gives you practical design strategies that create a brighter, greener architecture by weaving together environmental, architectonic, and humanistic factors. Daylighting encompasses sensitive land-use, energy conservation, the use of healthy materials, and waste-reduction; design, technological and mechanical factors; aesthetics and quality of life issues. This stimulating resource helps you adapt daylighting to your own work with... *color illustrations that bring techniques vividly to life *case studies that illustrate how each principle can be implemented *checklist and design approach summaries *guides to daylighting resources, manufacturers, and specialist firms
ISBN: 0070254397   Date Published on 10/11/1999
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Lighting Total Hits - 233  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating


ISBN: 0823027759   Date Published on 6/1/1999
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Color and Light : Luminous Atmospheres for Painted Rooms Total Hits - 216  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (6)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
"Human beings feel a universal attraction to light. It is the source of life-giving energy . . . and where there is light there is color."

"Color is light made visible," says Donald Kaufman," and the atmosphere of the air we breathe and the quality of the light passing through it affect how we see color." A wall painted terra cotta in Santa Fe will look very different than a wall painted terra cotta in New York. By understanding the nature of the light and atmosphere in the place where you live, paint palettes for rooms can be selected that will enhance the light and create luminous effects.

In these inspiring pages filled with breathtaking rooms, Kaufman and Dahl have visited homes in different regions of the country and explored the particularities of the light and air in each to show how colors were chosen to enhance the available light. Whether it be the veiled light of the South and Northwest, the dry air and harsh light of the desert, the misted light of northern cities, the incandescent light over water, the clear light of the mountains, or the glaring light reflected from snow, each has its own way of interacting with color indoors. The reader also learns that, just as colors change with the region, they vary with the seasons and times of day. Molecules of air, water vapor, ice crystals, nearby buildings, or the tree branches and leaves we see outside our rooms all interact with painted interiors. We come to understand that the colors on our walls need not be fixed but can reflect the subtle changes that happen outdoors.

In Kaufman and Dahl's Color: Natural Palettes for Painted Rooms, the authors transformed forever the way we see colors in nature and in the paint on our walls. In Color and Light, they take us one step further to help us understand the role of the kinds of light we live with and how we can bring the sun's warmth and luminosity inside.
ISBN: 0517704013   Date Published on 4/27/1999
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Designing With Light: Public Places Total Hits - 243  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Public Places: Lighting Solutions for Exhibitions, Museums and Historic Spaces
ISBN: 2880463335   Date Published on 1/1/1999
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Home Lighting: Indoor and Outdoor Lighting Fixtures Wiring TechniquesTotal Hits - 261  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Home Lighting: Southern Living
ISBN: 0376090626   Date Published on 1/1/1999
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The Art of Illumination: Residential Lighting Design Total Hits - 282  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (8)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
When it comes to beautifying homes with light, Glenn Johnson is universally recognized as one of the absolute masters of his art. At different points in his high-profile career, he has created designs that bring subtle warmth to Stephen Spielberg's art collection ... defined a relaxed aura for David Geffen's music sanctuary ... and unobtrusively illuminated the sumptuous details of mega-mansions for the likes of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor and Aaron Spelling. In The Art of Illumination: Residential Lighting Design, Glenn Johnson teaches the art and science of lighting design that he has practiced for more than 20 years. Look inside this long-overdue resource, and there are breathtaking examples from Johnson's own portfolio, along with previously unavailable details on how to apply light to aesthetically enhance each area of a home. Whether you're an architect, interior designer, contractor, or homeowner, you'll find a rich storehouse of ideas in the book's eye-opening full-color photographs, renderings, and CAD details of lighting applications.
ISBN: 0070329591   Date Published on 10/30/1998
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Concepts in Practice: Lighting : Lighting Design in ArchitectureTotal Hits - 217  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Lighting Design in Architecture
ISBN: 0713478764   Date Published on 10/1/1998
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Fiber Optics in Architectural Lighting: Methods, Design, and Applications Total Hits - 296  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (4)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Since the discovery of fire, there has been an ongoing search for better lighting—lighting that has the preferred properties of longevity, safety, energy-efficiency, ease of handling, and clarity. Fiber-optic technology satisfies these criteria and more, and so offers another tool for functional illumination. This trailblazing, comprehensive book presents an introduction to this revolutionary technology in easily understandable terms. It offers suggested applications for task, display, architectural, contour, transportation, museum, garden, water, and historical illumination. Fiberoptics in Architectural Lighting contains practical information in plain English; an arsenal of step-by-step checklists, how-to illustrations, color photos, plans, and examples of completed installations; and actual case studies of commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and historic building projects from around the world, illustrating practical tips and caveats that provide the best results at the lowest cost. Whether you’re an architect or designer, this all-in-one reference does more than any other guide to help you realize fiber-optic lighting indoors and outdoors and in every type of building. And that makes Fiberoptics in Architectural Lighting a resource you simply can’t do without.
ISBN: 0070349320   Date Published on 9/1/1998
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Lighting: A Design Source Book Total Hits - 248  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (5)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Lighting: A Design Source Book
ISBN: 1556706987   Date Published on 9/1/1998

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