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PID-82 Artificial Lighting

The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Interior Architecture
3rd Year, sem 2, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2C | ECTS Credits: 2
Interior Design and Design
Course Leader:
conf.dr.arh. Cristina Pană
Learning outcomes:

- knowledge of lighting terminology and of lighting design approach basics
- ability to analyse and to propose a creative lighting concept in terms of visual comfort, functionality and sustainable development
- knowledge of contemporary technology


Introduction. Short history of fixture design
Lighting terminology. Seeing, perception.
Technology: lamps, fixtures, luminous surfaces, lighting control systems
Lighting design approach
Exterior architectural lighting - visual pollution
Case studies for interior lighting systems
Lighting design case studies for the main architectural programs

Teaching Method:

Power Point presentation


final evaluation - multiple choice test (50%), individual studies (50%)


Bianchi, Mira, Moroldo, Georgescu, Moroldo - Sisteme de iluminat interior și exterior, Matrix Rom 2001
Brandi, U - Lighting Design. Principles. Implementation. Case Studies, Birkhauser Edition Detail, 2006
Entwisle, J - Designing with light. Hotels, RotoVision SA, 2000
Fill, C.& P. - 1000 Lights, Taschen GmbH, 2005
Miclescu, S - Lumina naturală și lumina artificială în arhitectură- curs UAUIM
Neufert, E. & P. - Manualul arhitectului, Editura Alutus, 2004
Pracht, K - Licht + Raumgestaltung. Beleuchtung als Element der Architekturplan, Verlag C.F. Mueller – Heidelberg, 1994
Turner, J - Designing with light. Public Places, RotoVision SA, 1998

Normativ pentru proiectarea și executarea sistemelor de iluminat artificial din clădiri (NP – 061 – 02)

Illustration by Laura Cristea and Cristina Popescu
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