Light and the Urban Nightscape

Petty, Margaret Maile (2007) Light and the Urban Nightscape. Architectural Lighting, 21(1), pp. 19-21.

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Abstract

The design of nighttime environments that instill feelings of both safety and enjoyment is of critical importance to the economic and cultural vitality of urban centers around the world. This has been broadly recognized in Europe for several decades, but has only recently been seriously addressed in North America. The following considers lighting design for the urban nightscape through the examination of two progressive urban lighting projects, organizations like the Lighting Urban Community International (LUCI), the City-People-Light program, and the role of lighting festivals and workshops in advancing urban lighting design.

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ID Code: 95104
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
ISSN: 0894-0436
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright Architectural Lighting 2007
Deposited On: 21 Apr 2016 03:44
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2016 03:55

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