Daylight Methodologies
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Constructed Environments
Department: Lighting Design
Course Number: PGLT 5143
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Description:
Daylight Methodology is a companion lecture course to Studio II, educating designers in the observation, analysis, description, manipulation, and evaluation of daylight, as well as its effect on the quality of interior spaces. Topics include solar motion and prediction methods; calculations; the interaction of daylighting with building orientation, interior finishes, window configuration and control devices, including interior and exterior shading. The impact of light and electric generation is a critical element in the discussion of sustainable architecture.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Pre-requisite(s): none. Open to: Masters degree in Lighting Design majors, Masters degree in Interior Design and Lighting Design Double Degree majors, and Masters degree in Architecture and Lighting Design Dual Degree majors; others by permission.