Some aspects of architectural lighting of historical buildings

M. Górczewska
2011 Light in Engineering, Architecture and the Environment   unpublished
The aim of night illumination is to recall the whole object image, as it is in the daylight city panorama. In building illumination we reach for solutions which are suitable for object function and architecture. Illumination with light cast from different directions is to expose details of the object's architecture by play of light and shadow on facades and details of the building. Architectural lighting is also often used inside. Architectural interior lighting uses a number of formal
more » ... , in which light is emitted from behind the edges screening the luminaires. This kind of solution gives indirect illumination of ceilings or walls and light sources are invisible. This article discusses the role, tasks of illuminating, and architectural lighting and presents lighting effects obtained for design implementation, where the architecture and indoor arrangement or the building's façade architecture were linked with architectural lighting.
doi:10.2495/light110101 fatcat:fd4odumdo5fvbhiqdq3kvdk4cm