Illuminating: Natural Light in Residential Architecture

Illuminating: Natural Light in Residential Architecture

Michelle Corrodi, Klaus Spechtenhauser


identical to open operating and dwelling areas flooded with gentle has, greater than the other, turn into fastened in our minds as an emblem of modernity and the spirit of the days. whereas the office has regularly been the focal point of ergonomic experiences and optimization with appreciate to an excellent provision of sunlight, huge glass surfaces have now turn into the order of the day for residing areas in addition. yet does this immediately make for greater illumination? Taking this question as its start line, the book Illuminating thematizes crucial features of sunshine making plans, together with the relationship among the supply of sunlight and architectural layout, development orientation, the character of the facade, the floor plan, convenience, and the proportions and surroundings of rooms. within the technique, common features and basic rules in addition to refined features of an clever therapy of sunlight are mentioned and seriously tested inside an elevated structure- and culture-historical context.

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