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ID007: Lighting

Semester Credits: 2.0
Course Duration: 2 Weeks (48 hours)

Lighting is one of the most important topics to master for Interior Designers. Without great lighting, there can be no great design. Students will learn about the basic physical behavior of light, key lighting layers, and how to determine light quality and quantity. They will learn about different lighting technologies, lamp types, and luminaires available in the marketplace. Students will gain an understanding of how to use and control natural as well as artificial (electric) light. They will learn different lighting techniques and how to create the desired lighting effect in their designs. They will learn about lighting codes, architectural electrical symbols, and how to communicate a lighting design with electrical schedules and overlays. Upon course completion, students will be able to analyze and create lighting designs and be able to implement solutions to many modern lighting challenges.

Prerequisite: None