BT: Lighting Design

This seminar class examines strategies generally associated with lighting design, it's impact upon a diverse set of interior systems and the construction of spatial relations. Not only will the students study the broad spectrum of lighting sources, energy conservation, and applications for lighting, students acquire a fundamental knowledge-base focusing upon lighting, its use as a design tool and its profound experiential effect. Via lectures and field trips, the students learn how lighting is successfully integrated into the design process and the mechanisms utilized in the specification of lighting for commercial projects in retail, commercial and hospitality design. Prerequisite: Integrated Systems Corequisite: Studio Practice 3