4.430 | Spring 2012 | Graduate



[R] = Reinhart, Christoph. Daylighting Handbook I. 2014. ISBN: 9780692203637.

Other recommended readings and references for this course include:

Larson, Greg W., and Rob A. Shakespeare. Rendering with Radiance:The Art and Science of Lighting Visualization. Booksurge LLC, 2004. ISBN: 9780974538105.

Lam, W. Sunlighting as Formgiver for Architecture. Van Rostrand Reinhold Company, 1986. ISBN: 9780442259419.

Rea, M., ed. The Lighting Handbook. 9th ed. Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 2000. ISBN: 9780879951504.

Guzowski, M. Daylighting for Sustainable Design. McGrawHill, 1999. ISBN: 9780070254398.

Buy at MIT Press Heschong, L. Thermal Delight in Architecture. MIT Press, 1979. ISBN: 9780262580397. [Preview with Google Books]

O’Connor, Jennifer, Eleanor Lee, Francis Rubinstein, et al. Tips for Daylighting with Windows. Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1997.

Tanizaki, J. In Praise of Shadows. Leete’s Island Books, 1977. ISBN: 9780918172020.

1 Introduction to Daylighting

[R] Chapter 1: Introduction

[R] Chapter 2: Designing for Daylighting

2 The Source [R] Chapter 3: The Source
3 The Sensor [R] Chapter 4: The Sensor
4 Photometry and HDR Workshop

Inanici, M. “Introduction to High Dynamic Range Photography (PDF - 84.1MB).” Radiance Workshop Slides, 2009.

———. “[Evaluation of High Dynamic Range Photography as a Luminance Data Acquisition System](http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1191/1365782806li164oa).” Lighting Research and Technology 38, no. 2 (2006): 123–34.

5 Massing Studies [R] Chapter 5: Massing Studies
6 Where is the Sun?

[R] Chapter 6: Where is the Sun?

Duffie, John A., and William A. Beckman. Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes. Wiley, 2006. ISBN: 9780471698678.

7 Designing with the Sun [R] Chapter 7: Static Shading
8 Physical Model Building [R] Chapter 8: Physical Models
9 Daylight Simulations

Reinhart, C. F. “Simulation-based Daylight Performance Predictions.” In Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation. Edited by J. Hensen and R. Lamberts. Taylor & Francis, 2011, pp. 235–53. ISBN: 9780415474146.

Building Technologies Department of Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. “Radiance Reference Manual (PDF).” 2011.

10 Light and Matter No required readings
11 Circadian Effects of Light (Lockley) Lockley, S., and R. Foster. Sleep: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780199587858.
12 Daylight Availability

Reinhart, C. F. “Simulation-based Daylight Performance Predictions.” In Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation. Edited by J. Hensen and R. Lamberts. Taylor & Francis, 2011, pp. 253–76. ISBN: 9780415474146.

Reinhart, C. F., and D. Weissman. “The daylit area – Correlating architectural student assessments with current and emerging daylight availability metrics.” Building and Environment 50 (April 2012): 155–162.

13 Visual Comfort & Occupant Behavior

Wienold, J., and J. Christoffersen. “Evaluation methods and development of a new glare prediction model for daylight environments with the use of CCD cameras.” Energy and Buildings 38, no. 7 (2006): 743–57.

Reinhart, C. F., and J. Wienold. “Lightswitch-2002: a model for manual and automated control of electric lighting and blinds.” Solar Energy 77, no. 1 (2004): 15–28.

14 Envelope Design No required readings
15 Electric Lighting No required readings
16 Integrating Electric Lighting & Energy Reinhart, C. F., and J. Wienold. “The daylighting dashboard – A simulation-based design analysis for daylit spaces.” Building and Environment 46, no. 2 (2011): 386–96.

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