This three-credit course builds on the fundamentals taught in Architectural Lighting I with a more detailed look at how technical information about lighting systems can be used for design concepts and analyses. Advanced design practices, metrics, and common software tools for addressing human responses to light are explained and used throughout the course. The course provides an examination of human responses to daylighting and views in buildings. It describes the latest research and design standards for visual effects of light such as color rendering, glare, and flicker; and non-visual responses to light such as circadian rhythms and acute alerting effects. The course concludes by considering case studies of various project types where the principles covered can be applied to addressing a holistic set of human responses to lighting.
AREN 5520: Architectural Lighting II Course Details
- Instructors: Bob Davis and Jennifer Scheib
- Access lecture and reading content at your convenience
- Participate twice per week in 90-minute discussion sessions, providing over 35 hours of direct contact with faculty and fellow students.
(M/W 4-5:30 p.m. MT, Jan. 20-Apr. 21)
- Requires successful completion of the Architectural Lighting I course (AREN 5510).
- Introductory tuition rate of $1,650
- Part of the new professional graduate Certificate in Architectural Lighting