Lightbox: Dynamic Daylighting in a Portable Gallery System

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Lightbox: Dynamic Daylighting in a Portable Gallery System

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dc.contributor.advisor Miller, David en_US
dc.contributor.author Caldwell, Louis en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-31T17:13:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-31T17:13:32Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-31
dc.date.submitted 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.other Caldwell_washington_0250O_10019.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773/19761
dc.description Thesis (Master's)--University of Washington, 2011 en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the qualities of daylight in a portable gallery environment by suggesting alternatives for how light interacts with art. Daylight is manipulated through a dynamic shading system to generate multiple interpretations of a single piece or collection of art. These scenes are then are analyzed through digital simulations and designed to reflect a set of lighting guidelines. The daylighting system works in conjunction with a modular building system that is designed to provide maximum portability with minimal on-site construction. The result is the development of a highly adaptable universal gallery with the ability to be located on a variety of sites and tailored to meet the specific needs of the exhibits on display. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject daylighting; gallery; modular architecture; museum; portable architecture; toplighting en_US
dc.subject.other Architecture en_US
dc.title Lightbox: Dynamic Daylighting in a Portable Gallery System en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.embargo.terms No embargo en_US


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