Lighting Weekly Schedule

This schedule is based on an eleven week quarter system.  Classes meet twice a week for a total of six hours combined lecture, lab, and critique.

WEEK 1

Monday

  • Phase 1: Luminaire Design
  • Introduction and discussion of course
  • Lecture and discussion: Luminaires
  • Read: Ch 1 & 6
  • Assign: Luminaire Research; Ch 1&6 study guide

Wednesday

  • Due: Luminaire Research
  • Lecture and discussion: Light Control
  • Film: Designing New Ways to See – Lighting
  • Read: Ch 2&5
  • Assign: Lamp Control Exploration; Ch 2&5 study guide

Week 2

Monday

  • Due: Lamp Control Exploration
  • Due: Ch 1&6 Study Guide
  • Group critique of exploration exercise
  • Assign: Luminaire Project

Wednesday

  • Due: ch 2&5 study guides
  • Lecture and discussion: Lighting and Behavior
  • Read: Ch 9&10
  • Assign: Ch 9&10 study guides

Week 3

Monday

  • Due: Luminaire Project Review

Wednesday

  • Phase 2: Office Design
  • Lecture and discussion: Steps to an Effective Lighting Design
  • Demonstration: RCP and Lighting Plan
  • Read: Ch 3&7
  • Assign: Office exercise; study guide Ch 3&7

Week 4

Monday

  • Due: Study guide Ch 9&10
  • Lecture: Lamps and Controls
  • Demonstration: Switching and Wiring Diagrams
  • Read: Ch 8

Wednesday

  • Due: Office Exercise; study guide Ch 3&7
  • Lecture: Lighting Calculations
  • Assign: Lighting Calculation Exercise; study guide 4 &12
  • Read: Ch 4 & 12

Week 5

Monday

  • Due: Lighting Calculations
  • Review Lighting Calculations
  • Lecture and discussion: Daylighting and Sustainability
  • Assign: Lighting sketchbook; preparations for daylight modeling

Wednesday

  • Due: Study guide Ch 4&12
  • Activity: Daylight Modeling
  • Read & Assign: Ch 11 study guide

Week 6

Monday

  • Due: Daylight exploration presentations
  • Phase 3: Residential Design
  • Lecture and discussion: Residential Lighting Technique
  • Assign: Residential Project

Wednesday

  • Lecture and discussion: Residential Lighting Technique continued
  • Work day and desk critique

Week 7

Monday

  • Due: Study guide ch 11
  • Review: RCPs, Lighting Plans, and Switching and Wiring Diagrams
  • Discussion: Lighting in the design process
  • Work day and desk critique

Wednesday

  • Demonstration: Rendering light by hand and with PhotoShop
  • Work day and desk critique
  • Check sketchbook progress

Week 8

Monday

  • Due: Residential Design Presentation

Wednesday

  • Phase 4: Hospitality Design
  • Discussion: What is an Airport Bar?
  • Activity: Programming Exercise
  • Assign: Airport Bar Project

Week 9

Monday

  • Discussion: Lighting Scenarios
  • Demonstration: Lighting Schedules
  • Work day and desk critique

Wednesday

  • Discussion: Specialty Lighting
  • Work day and desk critique

Week 10

Monday

  • Due: Lighting Sketchbook
  • Work day and desk critique

Wednesday

  • Work day and desk critique

Week 11

Monday

  • Due: Airport Bar Presentations

Wednesday

  • Due: Airport Bar Presentations
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