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Made of Light: The Art of Light and Architecture [Paperback]

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Made of Light - the Art of Light and Architecture explores our illuminated world in a way that is both affecting and thought-provoking. Rather than addressing quantitive criteria, this book deliberately focuses on qualitative, ephemeral and abstract considerations and shows them to be an essential part of the relationship between light and built form. Made of Light is not intended to prescribe an approach; rather, it attempts to recognise that while we have our own, individual, subjective perception of light, there is also a dialogue to be had, through which this most exciting but elusive medium might be explored.
Jonathan Speirs and Mark Major was well-established authorities on light. Taking their cues from the natural world, their approach - at the forefront of lighting design - is both invigorating and inspirational. Edited by Anthony Tischhauser, this book includes an interview with both architects, as well as vivid illustrations of their personal approach to an architecture that is Made of Light.

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Pages   232
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 9.25" Height: 11.75"
Weight:   2.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2006
Publisher   Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN  3764368608  
ISBN13  9783764368609  

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good reference   Nov 2, 2006
Esse livro contém enfoque próprio sobre a possibilidade do espaço arquitetônico tornar-se complexo através da plástica da luz. E ainda chama a atenção para a necessidade de pensar o edifício e da cidade no ambiente noturno
The Beauty of Light  Feb 18, 2006
This must be one of the most insightful and beautiful books on light ever written. It should inspire every lighting designer . . . and architect

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