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Media Center Renovation: New Lighting

Lighting

Lighting

“Quality lighting is a powerful tool than can greatly impact and enhance an architectural and interior design project.” IALD

Reading is the most important task in libraries. Proper lighting is crucial to the overall success of a library. Good lighting design in library buildings is the result of both technical skill and art on the part of the designer. This is particularly true in newer buildings where visual tasks are more diverse and technology poses new types of lighting requirements.

Lighting for Libraries. 2001, Revised 2005. This material has been created by David Malman, Architectural Lighting Design, and provided through the Libris Design Project [http://www.librisdesign.org], supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in C