Topics Overview and Key Takeaways

Annexure "A"

  • Basics of human vision and its relationship to design: Evolution of Light, Light & Vision, Language of Light & Lighting, Characterizing light, light and colour, light and health, Influence of Light on Human Health, Physiological & Psychological Effect of Light, Human-Centric Lighting
Introduction to LED Lighting: LED – A Light Source, White LEDs – Colour Characteristics & Binning, Optical Management – Different types of light distribution, Understanding Of Photometric Data of Lamps & Luminaires, Thermal Management, Electrical & Electronics Management, Drivers, Basic lighting controls, LED Standards & Measurement Overview, Evaluation of LED lamps, Luminaires & Accessories, Opportunities, Do’s & Dont’s
Basics of Interior Lighting Design: Quantity and Quality of Lighting, Interior Lighting Design Standards – IS 3646, National Lighting Code, LEDs for Conventional Indoor Lighting Applications, Selection Criteria of (LED) Light source lamp in Design, Selection Criteria of (LED) Luminaire in Design, Interior Lighting Design by Lumen Method, Point by point method of calculation for Lighting Design (Basis of CALD)
Approach to Creative Indoor Lighting Design: Interior Lighting Design, Lighting Criteria and Techniques viz., Ambient, Focal, Play of Brilliance etc., Visual Field and Human Factors, Daylighting, various Indoor Applications like Home, Retail, Office, Hospitality and Industry. Architectural Lighting Case Studies, Latest Industry Trends – Lighting for well being, Introduction to new age connected Lighting Systems, Emergency lighting, Cost Comparison
 Approach to Technical & Creative Outdoor Lighting Design: Outdoor Lighting Design, Lighting Techniques & parameters for various Outdoor Applications like Internal Roads, Facades, Landscape, Public Buildings, etc. IS 1944 for Secondary Roads only & National Lighting Code, LEDs for outdoor lighting applications, RGB LEDs & Dynamic Lighting, Emergency lighting, Cost Comparison
  • From Concepts to Reality: The nature and role of light with-in the built environment with a focus on aesthetics of light, presentations and discussion. Architecture and lighting design integration with perception of Light and Lighting Design Process, Balance in Mixed Use Design Development, Architectural Lighting Design Case Studies
  • Introduction to the various features and the parameters of Dialux software: DIALux interface, Basic Settings and importing CAD drawings, Creating a simple building, Integrating doors, Windows & Skylight, Constructing a roof, Working with extrusion volumes, Positioning of furniture and objects
    How to model simple spaces and understand the basic arrangements of lighting equipment

    Using luminaire catalogue, Inserting and arranging luminaires, Copying along reference lines, Using copy and arrange tool, Using colors, textures and importing images, Modifying textures by move, scale and rotate option, Applying Reflection and Reflective coating to materials, Aiming luminaires for effects, Managing light scenes and control groups, Creating 3D models, False colour rendering, Reading Calculation Results and 3D Rendering, Basic output and documentation
    Individual Practice Project: Dialux Workshop Introduction on Indoor & Outdoor Architectural Lighting, Complete lighting calculation for a sample design project Indoor Lighting – Office Lighting, Home Lighting, Retail Lighting, Industrial Lighting Outdoor- Landscape Lighting, Façade Lighting, Area lighting Street lighting
    Group Presentations for Project design Evaluation: Exposure to expert tips to save time and enhance quality of the output. One to One Guidance on selected individual projects post the program, Configuration of Individual Documentation. Communicating lighting design concepts to client
    Closure & Certificates of Appreciation



Ten Key Takeaways for This Workshop

Gain a deeper understanding of lighting design process

To be able to describe the aesthetic quality of light

Translate desired aesthetic qualities into design concepts

Sharpen skills in developing and communicating cohesive lighting concepts

Practice presenting and defending your concepts to a group

Acquire hands-on experience with different lighting products and materials

Experiment with different ways to solve practical lighting challenges

Learn the latest about LED luminaires, controls, and other emerging lighting technologies

Gain new ideas for applying daylighting into architectural interiors

Practice applying technical information such as TM-30 colour metrics, product cut sheets, etc.


International Design Mentors

Note - AutoCAD & Dialux to be pre-installed before start of training