Course Objective

To master procedures for daylight design and on-site assessment of solutions (from early design, rules of thumb, to detailed assessment

Introduction to façade solutions and roof system, with their advantages and drawbacks.

Optimization of daylighting system sizing.

To be able to deal with constraints of building surroundings (obstructions) as well as opportunities (surface reflectance)

To master basic photometry of daylighting components (diffusers, reflectors, glossiness, example of materials)

To be able to design daylighting solutions for deep interiors

Comprehensive overview of reference buildings

To understand relevant standards and useful information sources.