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Comfort and light

Demirbilek, Nur & Demirbilek, Oya (2008) Comfort and light. In Lewis, Miles (Ed.) Architectura Elements of Architectural Style. Global Book Publishing Pty Ltd, Lane Cove, N.S.W, pp. 298-319.

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Abstract

According to the architect Le Corbusier, "the history of architecture is the history of the struggle for light, the struggle for the window." Humans have endeavored to improve the illumination, temperature, and humidity of buildings by designing different types of windows, and defying limitations of construction methods, and building materials.

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ID Code: 21087
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Daylight, Artificial light, Windows, Ventilation, Cooling
ISBN: 9781740480048
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural History and Theory (120103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics Lighting Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design) (120104)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Global Book Publishing Pty Ltd
Copyright Statement: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced , stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without either prior permission in writing from the publisher or a licence permitting restricted copying.
Deposited On: 11 Jun 2009 10:16
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:45

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