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Urban Lighting for People: Evidence-Based Lighting Design for the Built Environment

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Ricardo Bofill: Visions of Architecture

Poetic spaces, surreal structures and dramatic visions. The extraordinary career of Ricardo Bofill is collected in this monograph, which reveals...

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Urban Lighting for People: Evidence-Based Lighting Design for the Built Environment

Florence Lam, Global Lighting Design Leader, Arup

'I am very impressed with this book. Night-time presents challenges to any cities. Darkness often changes perceptions and design must incorporate ways to counteract this. Getting the night-time design right is therefore fundamental to ensuring inclusivity for the many different types of people...


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Marcus Binney, SAVE Britain's Heritage

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