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Daylighting & Lighting Design Resources

This is a guide to resources on daylighting or natural lighting in building design, site planning, performance measurement, lighting technology, materials, etc. This selected list includes research tools, historical sources, and strategies for finding materials at UC Berkeley and on the Internet.

Compiled by Susan Koskinen. Content reviewed: September 2006.

Search Terms

To find books in library catalogs or articles in the indexes.

Architectural design
Architecture and climate
Architecture and solar radiation
Buildings--Environmental engineering
Daylight
Daylighting
Interior lighting
Libraries--Lighting
Light in architecture
Lighting
Lighting, Architectural and decorative
(Type of buildings)--Lighting

Reference

Bibliographies, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias for terminology, definitions, illustrations

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Guides & Handbooks

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Design

Resources on design for daylighting; includes case studies, performance and design

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Lighting

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Solar

See Solar Design Resources guide for more references

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Windows

Glazing design and performance for windows and interior spaces.

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Indexes for journals and newspapers

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Journals

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Organizations

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Research Guides

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