This richly illustrated, up-to-date guide offers practical coverage of all aspects of lighting design. Written by an award-winning, internationally known lighting designer, it covers lighting practices, materials, and their design applications and offers guidelines for preparing lighting drawings, control and transfer charts, symbol lists, and other technical specifications. This edition provides a new focus on the use of LEDs, as well as new and expanded coverage of renderings Mesopic Vision, and the latest controls approaches and systems.
JANET LENNOX MOYER, IALD, COLD, is founder of The Landscape Lighting Resource (www.tllr.org) in Troy, New York. Started to promote quality landscape lighting design and installation, LLR offers educational events to help people interested in lighting become more proficient and expand their practice. She gives out the Janet Lennox Moyer Award at the national conference of the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals each year. Ms. Moyer practices design throughout the world and frequently writes and speaks on the subject.
Prefaces xii Acknowledgements xiv I. PROJECT DEVELOPMENT 1.Assessing Project Needs 1 2.Vision and Perception of Light 13 3.Luminous Composition 19 4.The Design Process:Documenting and Installing Landscape Lighting 33 5.Follow-up Work: Record Documents and Project Maintenance 65 II. MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY 85 6. Light Sources 87 7. Light Fixtures 105 8. Corrosion, Materials, and Finishes 137 9.Controls 155 10.Wiring 169 III.APPLICATIONS 193 11.Residential Spaces 195 12. Public Spaces 205 13. Atria 211 IV. ELEMENTS OF DESIGN 219 14. Plant Materials 221 15.Garden Evolution: Changes That Affect 16. Sculptures, Architectural Structures, and Signage 267 17.Walkways and Stairs 281 18.Building Elevation Lighting 297 19.Water Features 309 APPENDIX 321 Documents 322 Lighting Manufacturers Directory 349 Bibliography 357 INDEX 361