In week 10, I drew the ceiling plan and by talking to the tutor in class, I was able to gain inspiration for the specification of the light fittings and after class I identified two of the more distinctive ones and recorded their exact specifications.

In the ninth week, I decided on my lighting design project. After two weeks of thinking, I think it may be more helpful for me to carry out lighting design on my previous interior renovation project to improve the overall design plan. For this reason, I re-researched my previous project, conceived the lighting strategy for […]

In the workshop we calculated the number of luminaires needed in the space we designed using the formula, this gave me an understanding of the parameters of the luminaires and more importantly the luminous level of the luminaires that I need to consider for my next design to determine the number of luminaires. If the […]

In this week’s lecture we learnt about the colour of light and also used lighting equipment in the workshop to experiment with the mixing of light colours. I was interested in the phenomenon of colour mixing and so I looked into the reasons behind its formation, which are related to the human eye, which recognises […]

This week we visited the Chapel of Saint Albert the Great and measured the daylight factor of the space. Although the app used may not be accurate, it can be seen that Indoor daylight illuminance is only around 300, while Outdoor daylight illuminance can reach at least 3k, which gives a daylight factor of less […]

Week6 Lighting Strategies Workshop The functional space that our group chose for the class was the reading room/map storage, for which we felt that the overall atmosphere should be Calm, Relaxing and cozy.   In order to create this atmosphere, we have chosen a lighting strategy that uses simple accent light, mainly diffuse light, and […]

Reflections and responses to the Week 5 Artificial Lighting Workshop Task 1 Double Asymmetric This luminaire probably has a spacer attachment in the middle, which illuminates the beam in two symmetrical but incomplete circles, with a softer overall beam edge. 2. Extra Wide Lens This luminaire shines over a larger area and the rounded edges […]

Reflections and response to the content of Week 4 Tracing the Sun   Task 1: TRY OUT A GNOMON  This task allowed us to understand the direction and size of the shadows formed by the sun on objects at different times of the day at the latitude of Edinburgh (56°N) Fig.1          […]

Reflections and answers to the questions in the Portrait Gallery worksheet Part A Natural light is present in the gallery and can be let in throughout the gallery space through the opening of the overhead window in the ceiling and the window on the side, while the intensity and amount of light entering the space […]

Week1 Workshop case study   Research and reflection about ’10 Things About Light’ About the fifth topic mentioned: consider what you are lighting and why? Is it necessary to light? This question made me think of the food market lighting, in Chinese food markets often use red lighting in the meat area, so I thought […]


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