Building Energy Exchange
Full program video of Integrated Daylight at the Bullitt Center
Please note that this is a past event.
The Building Energy Exchange is excited to welcome Christopher Meek from the Integrated Design Lab in Seattle to present about the integration and optimization of comfortable daylight in buildings. Among other case studies, Chris will describe the design of daylighting at the Bullitt Center, described by many as the greenest commercial building in the world.
Designing with daylight requires the interplay of form, space, and materiality derived from the influence of site, climate, regional culture, and the distinct requirements of specific visual tasks. Daylight can make our buildings healthier and more energy efficient, and boosts the health and mentality of its occupants. however, designing effective, comfortable daylit buildings remains a challenge.
Led by Christopher Meek, a highly respected and leading expert in daylighting design, this seminar will discuss the key design concepts and strategies that designers can immediately employ successfully in their practices. These concepts will be illustrated through myriad case studies that effectively deliver high-quality luminous environments while meeting energy efficiency goals. Participants will understand why daylight is important in buildings, how to maximize daylight for a space's unique needs, and how to utilize design strategies and simulation techniques.
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