The Application of Daylighting Research Tools to Fenestration and Building Design Optimization

Publication Type

Conference Paper

Date Published

03/1985

LBNL Report Number

LBL-19167

Abstract

It is commonplace in both the building research and design communities to separate the two endeavors and accentuate the differences between them. We often hear that the researchers tools and approaches are not useful for design purposes; they are too slow, and too complex, and while they generate quantities of data, they provide little useful information. While this will often be true, there are significant cases where it is not so. By exploring these in more detail we can learn more about the complementary naturesof research and design.

Conference Name

Architectural Applications of Design and Technology Research

Year of Publication

1985

Conference Location

Los Angeles, CA

Call Number

LBL-19167