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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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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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Daylight, Artificial light, Windows, Ventilation, Cooling|
|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|
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|Deposited On:||11 Jun 2009 10:16|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:45|
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