Thursday October 16th, 2014
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Please note that this is a past event.
Join Green Light New York for a book presentation and dialogue with Christoph Reinhart.
Designing buildings to take advantage of daylight is not a new discipline, but
few people have a deeper understanding of this subject than Christoph
Reinhart of MIT. One of the preeminent academics in the field of
sustainable building science, Reinhart has focused for many years on the
intersection of timeless design fundamentals and innovative technology.
He has brought all of his considerable intellect to Volume 1 of his
Daylighting Handbook series, published this year. The volume adeptly
describes the physical characteristics of the sun and the human eye,
lays out the design fundamentals of allowing daylight to guide the
massing and shading of your project, and describes the tools available
to guide analysis.
his presentation, Mr. Reinhart will discuss the state of daylighting
design with another luminary in the field, Davidson Norris. Mr. Norris
is a principal of Carpenter Norris Consulting, whose work most recently
includes the stunning oculus within the Fulton Street Transit Center.
Learn more about the Daylighting Handbook here.
6:00-7:30 Presentation & Dialogue
This event is available for 1.5 AIA CEUs. A reception with beer and wine will follow audience questions.
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