4.430 Daylighting and Solar Gain Control


Class Info

Studies natural and electric lighting in an architectural context. Promotes the integration of occupant comfort, energy efficiency and daylight availability throughout the design process, with an emphasis on the role light can play in shaping architecture. Through group and individual projects, students practice design techniques, from rule of thumb simulations to high dynamic range photography and physical model building. Offered for 9 or 12 units.

This class has 4.464 as a prerequisite.

4.430 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by C. Reinhart.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-150.

This class counts for a total of 0 credits.

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