Lighting Design Software (DESC9154)
UNIT OF STUDY
Modern lighting design practice requires the use of computer software to create design plans that can be easily modified, shared, and presented to clients. In this unit, students learn the basic operation of popular lighting design software packages, with particular emphasis on AGi32. This unit discusses the advantages and limitations of different calculation models used within lighting software. The fundamentals of rendering, importing and exporting data, selecting calculation modes, interpreting outputs, and complying with lighting design standards are included. Students gain hands-on experience modelling the effects of different lighting technologies within various architectural spaces. The use of lighting design software as a tool in the design process, rather than a replacement for it, is emphasized.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (Illumination Design)
- Graduate Certificate in Urban Design
- Graduate Diploma in Architectural Science (Illumination Design)
- Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation
- Graduate Diploma in Urban Design
- Master of Architectural Science (Audio and Acoustics) (Illumination Design)
- Master of Architectural Science (High Performance Buildings) (Illumination Design)
- Master of Architectural Science (Illumination Design)
- Master of Architectural Science (Illumination Design) (Audio and Acoustics)
- Master of Architectural Science (Illumination Design) (High Performance Buildings)
- Master of Architectural Science (Illumination Design) (Sustainable Design)
- Master of Architectural Science (Sustainable Design) (Illumination Design)
- Master of Heritage Conservation
- Master of Urban Design
Further unit of study information
5 day intensive (9am-5pm)
2 assignments (2 x 50%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.