University of Oxford
Columbia University Library
This comprehensive guide demystifies the science, technology and practice of lighting for kitchens and baths for the professional involved in residential lighting projecs. Whether one is a lighting designer, planner, contractor, retrofitter, specifier, or in the trade, Kitchen and Bath Lighting supplies a visual understanding of lighting, and ntegrates lighting terminology, technology, and technique into the basic design process. Beginning with the fundamentals of light, vision, and color, Blitzer covers the tools of lighting (sources, luminaires, and controls) summarized in the context of design development, and finally looks at the realities of incorporating lighting into the built environment and addresses how to document designs and specific suggestions for assuring that the construction implements the design intention. With special attention on sustainability, lighting for older eyes, and terminology, this practical reference will be the go-to reference for anyone involved in lighting for kitchens and bathrooms.