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ARCH-447 Electrical Services - Lighting
McGill School of Architecture  - Fall 2007
Synopsis The primary focus of this course is the study of lighting in an architectural context. The course stresses the integration of electric and natural light sources during the design process and places a primary emphasis upon the role light can play in shaping architecture.
Course Instructor Conor Sampson (sampsonlighting@gmail.com)
Teaching Assistant Welland Sin (welland.ta@gmail.com)
 
1. Course Information

1.1 Software (Getting Started)
1.2 Syllabus
1.3 Course Project: Mini Micro Macro
1.4 Lighting Manufacturers
1.5 IESNA Illumination Guidlines

2. Lecture Notes

2.1 Lecture 1: History of Light
2.2 Lecture 2: Daylight & Vision and Light
2.3 Lecture 3: Lamps
2.4 Lectures 4 & 5: Lighting
2.5 Lecture 6: Electricity

3. Assignments 3.1 Assignment
4. Readings

4.1 Dynamic Daylight Metrics
4.2 Enlightened Legislation
4.3 Speed of Light
4.4 Waiting for Godot
4.5 The Darkside
4.6 Enter the Dragon
4.7 The Pride of Parliament Hill

5. Student Projects 5.1 Photo Assigment (All Students)