ECTSTechniques of Architectural Lighting

Techniques of Architectural Lighting (MMR652) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Techniques of Architectural Lighting MMR652 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
-
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Elif Güneş
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course is aimed to give the skill of conducting scientific research in different dimensions of color and to analyze and interpret existing scientific researches by increasing the theoretical and methodological level of knowledge on architectural lighting design.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Gaining the ability to evaluate the architectural lighting design in terms of building physics.
  • Acquiring the skill of discussing and comparing the scientific developments within the scope of architectural lighting design.
  • Conducting and interpreting scientific research on architectural lighting design.
  • Presenting a report that is suitable for the scientific writing rules.
Course Content Evaluation of the positive and negative impacts of interior lighting in architectural design; detailed knowledge on various subjects Like environmental, lighting, visibility, control of light, etc.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Description of the course and explanation of the process, discussion on references.
2 Vision and Perception, physics and principles of lighting.
3 Light sources, light and form, lighting systems.
4 Light and color
5 Interior lighting: Office lighting, industrial lighting.
6 Interior lighting: Educational buildings and sports hall lighting, store lighting.
7 Interior lighting: Public buildings and atria lighting, domestic lighting.
8 Exterior lighting: Outdoor sports area lighting, road lighting.
9 Exterior lighting: Lightings for urban and residential areas, exterior facade lighting.
10 Sustainable architectural lighting systems.
11 Analysis of scientific research - Analyzing the scientific researches existing in the literature on architectural lighting design within the topic, aim, methodology and findings.
12 Analysis of scientific research - Analyzing the scientific researches existing in the literature on architectural lighting design within the topic, aim, methodology and findings.
13 Discussion on term paper – Discussing the scientific researches existing in the literature on architectural lighting design within the topic, aim, methodology and findings.
14 Discussion on term paper – Discussing the scientific researches existing in the literature on architectural lighting design within the topic, aim, methodology and findings.
15 Discussion on term paper – Interpretation and presentation of the statistical data obtained from the research.
16 Discussion on term paper - Writing the scientific research article with the obtained data.

Sources

Course Book 1. 1. - Bean, R. Lighting Interior and Exterior. Architectural Press, London, England, 2004.
2. 2. - Egan, M. D. Concepts of Architectural Lighting. McGraww-Hill, New York, 1983.
3. - Zennario, P (Ed). Colour and Lighting in Architecture. International Conference Proceedings. Verona, Italy, 2010.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work 1 50
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 14 25
Presentation 2 75
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 18 160
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship 1 40 40
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 4 8 32
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 125