Masters of Light: Designing the Luminous House

Images Publishing


Peter Hyatt

  • Light is the primary language of architecture. It gives form, power and nuance.Masters of Light,Designing the Luminous House examines more than fifty outstanding projects from the perspective of the use of light as an architectural tool.

    Practices large and smal contribute examples that maximise the use of light and shade. Great contemporary residential design is only achieved with a full understanding of the effects of light on the well being of occupants. The language of lighting can be as obvious as the single window to the discreet aperture for special effect.

    Masters of Light, Designing the Luminous House condenses the knowledge and secrets of master architects who reveal their poetic vision and technique to fully realise the experience of place.

  • ISBN: 9781864701722

    Dimension: 286mm x 286mm

    Page Count: 348

    Publication Date: June 2007

    Colour: Full Colour


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