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Daylighting Design: Planning Strategies and Best Practice Solutions.


Daylighting Design: Planning Strategies and Best Practice Solutions

Mohamed Boubekri

Birkhauser Boston


176 pages




This color-illustrated book looks at the advantages of incorporating daylight in building design and architecture and presents numerous case studies from around the world. The first part of the book reviews the economics of daylighting, daylighting and health, daylighting metrics, daylighting performance of sidewall windows, and systems performance. The second half of the book offers case studies, such as Adidas Laces in Germany, Cathedral of Christ the Light in California, Changi Airport in Singapore, and the Asian Development Bank Headquarters in Manila. Color photos and plans are provided throughout the book. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:May 1, 2015
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