Daylighting Comes Full Circle

Daylighting Comes Full Circle

Strategies to optimize daylighting in schools.

Until the mid-1960s, most American school buildings were designed to admit sufficient interior daylight for typical daytime learning tasks. Then came the need for air conditioning, flexible classrooms, and eventually compact designs to reduce school construction costs, whereupon daylighting all but disappeared from school architecture. Fast forward to 2002: A carefully controlled study sh

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