Course Title Visual Environment
Course ID ARCH 251
Course Program Undergraduate, B.Arch,
Course Type Core Theory
Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK
Semester Level II, Term I
Course Offered Yes
Description Physical nature of the visual environment; key photometric terms and relationships. Human responses to external vision factors. Scalar illumination and the Illumination vector; Low contrast and High Contrast lighting environments; Daylight in architecture; Sky types; Daylight factor; Changing nature of Daylight; Daylight Prediction techniques; Design Sky illumination and Designing with Daylight under different climatic conditions.