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A new edition of the highly readable guide to lightingdesignnow in full color
Lighting design has seen tremendous growth in the years sincethe first edition of this book was published, with new technologiessuch as LED and trends in sustainability greatly reshaping thefield. Lighting Design Basics, Second Edition addresses thesechanges, while continuing to offer a clear, concise, highly graphictreatment of the of lighting design.
More than twenty case studies are used to illustrate designconcepts and techniques for typical residential and commercialspaces, ranging from kitchens to doctors' offices. Essentialdetails for installation and construction and how to retrofitexisting conditions are also discussed.
New and updated features in this edition include:
Extensive use of color and many new illustrations, includingfloor plans, RCPs, sections, and perspectives
Coverage of the latest practices in lighting design, especiallyin the area of energy conservation
A series of practical Electrician's Notebooks, addressing issuesencountered in the construction process
Exercises emphasizing the development of skills needed on thejob and for the NCIDQ and NCARB exams
Mark Karlen, PhD, AIA, ASID, has a long and distinguishedcareer in design education and professional practice as anarchitect and interior designer. He has chaired the interiorprograms at the University of Cincinnati and Pratt Institute, aswell as having completed many successful buildings and interiorsprojects. James R. Benya, PE, FIES, IALD, LC, is a lightingdesigner and Principal of Benya Lighting Design of West Linn,Oregon. He is widely published in industry magazines and haslectured extensively on the professional conference circuit.Christina Spangler, LC, IALD, IES, is a lighting designerand Principal in the Philadelphia and New York City–basedLighting Design Collaborative. She currently teaches at MooreCollege of Art and Design.