Fall Quarter 2015: Fundamentals of Exterior Lighting course at UCLA Extension

September 14, 2015 in Education, Events by Patricia Jennex

Understanding how the eye functions as light levels change is critical to successful lighting design. In this course, students learn the unique lighting design skills of manipulating the eye through dark and light spaces and creating safe night spaces and compositions. The course highlights
basic light concepts, such as the lighting vocabulary; how the eye and brain function to provide vision: how we see light and how it affects what we “see”; and how to quantify color for lighting design. Attendees learn various light
sources: incandescent, halogen, Fluorescent, HID, LED and Low Pressure Sodium; luminaires (fixtures); controls; and photometry. The course covers various exterior lighting applications for roadways, sports lighting, retail/commercial, structures, parking lots, building exteriors, landscapes and residential design.
Instruction covers the process of lighting design and its concepts, such as designing with respect to the dark sky; addressing safety and security. A discussion of the sustainable standards,
such as LEED; energy efficiency; municipal codes and standards; and how light affects health is presented.

Instructor: Yvonne English (’08), RLA CA 5482, LEED AP

To enroll:
Go to https://www.uclaextension.edu/Pages/default.aspx, click on “quick enroll” and enter the corresponding Reg# or call (310) 825-9414
For more information about the Landscape Architecture Program at UCLA Extension visit: http://landarch.uclaextension.edu/

Reg# 259302
Extension Gayley Center
1145 Gayley Ave. rm. 111
Sat 9am-4pm; Oct 3 & 17, Nov 14

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