"The extraordinary range of architecture [presented by Millet] coupled with the author's lucid presentation of light as a rich and evocative part of design is central to what architects do, or ought to. This book fills a vast need for the design profession." -- M. Susan Ubbelohde, University of California, Berkeley "Marietta Millet takes us through ancient and contemporary buildings in a manner knowing and gracious, with a combination of universal principles and local details that informs and delights. This book will be a splendid contribution to the literature on lighting." -- John S. Reynolds, University of Oregon Published By John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Light Revealing Architecture Marietta S. Millet The emotional and physiological impact of lighting has become one of the leading issues in today’s design professions. In Light Revealing Architecture, nationally recognized authority Marietta Millet goes beyond fixtures and hardware, lumens and light bulbs to explore the timeless principles of lighting, as evidenced in architecture, by using examples ranging from ancient to contemporary buildings. Using over 400 illustrations — plans, sections, diagrams, and photos — Millet shows how specific lighting effects are achieved from an architectural approach. She does this while examining the meaning of light in relation to those inhabiting the space. In this groundbreaking book, Millet bridges gaps that currently exist between how architecture is taught in schools and what methods are practiced in the profession. She deftly examines the relationships among:
About the Author Marietta S. Millet is an associate professor of Architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has lectured widely, has been a visiting professor at several schools, and has also held the Frederick Charles Baker Distinguished Chair in Lighting in the Department of Architecture at the University of Oregon. She is a partner in Loveland/Millet Lighting Consultants. Ms. Millet holds a Masters of Architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has received numerous awards for her work.
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Book Description Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110442018878
Book Description Van Nostrand Reinhold. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0442018878 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1095159
Book Description Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0442018878