February 23, 2017
This talk provides an overview of the use of computer-based daylight simulations for building and urban design. Following a review of the history of daylight calculation methods over the past 100 years, we will focus on the evolution of Daylighting metrics from the daylight factor to climate-based metrics, interactive glare evaluations and emerging circadian alertness predictions. The presentation will close with a series of case studies ranging from façade detailing to urban zoning studies. Christoph Reinhart is an Associate Professor in Building Technology at MIT where he leads the Sustainable Design Lab.
Date & Time: Thu, Feb 23, 2017; 5:00 AM - 6:00 AM PST
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