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Lighting Quality, Comfort, & Control

Samuel Mills

Samuel Mills is a retired architect and lighting designer with a career focused on the coordination of lighting and architecture With over forty years of experience with his own architectural firm, he also held the position of Director of Lighting for two large architectural firms. He was an Associate Professor of architecture at Kent State University, and an adjunct instructor at Oklahoma State University School of Architecture. His work experience includes graphic design, technical writing and illustration for architectural and lighting-related publications, as well as writing a monthly column for Architectural Lighting magazine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting

Routledge, 2018

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... Although light is a prerequisite for human vision, excessive contrast and uncontrolled brightness is often distracting and annoying. For this reason the negative aspects of glare and brightness, along with the other more positive...

Alvar Aalto and the Jyväskylä Workers Club

John Stewart

John Stewart is an award-winning architect. He has acted as an external tutor at both the Oxford School of Architecture and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nordic Classicism : Scandinavian Architecture 1910–1930

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) The Finnish architect Alvar Aalto is recognized as being one of the outstanding Modern architects of the twentieth century (Figure 50). His output was extraordinary, designing buildings throughout Finland...

JS Sirén and the Finnish Parliament House

John Stewart

John Stewart is an award-winning architect. He has acted as an external tutor at both the Oxford School of Architecture and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nordic Classicism : Scandinavian Architecture 1910–1930

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Johan Sigfrid Sirén (1889–1961) Johan Sigfrid Sirén (or JS as he was always known) was born in 1889 in Ylihärmä, which was amongst the vast plains and meandering rivers of Ostrobothnia in Western Finland. In this region of the country...

Geologic Materials

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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... Geologic Materials . Mud brick ice house in Iran. period. This newfound material formed the basis Earth is an essential resource: the Urstoff, for sedentary living, and its malleable qualities or primary matter, of human existence...