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Glass architecture is light architecture. A symbiosis of architecture, structural engineering and - last but not least- lighting design!
Professional Lighting Design (PLD) Magazine no. 34, VIA Verlag Guetersloh/D, p. 28-33. (2003)
  • Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska
Abstract

From Paxton’s Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition in London a century ago to the present day, glass and steel are a favourite combination of materials in modern architecture. Transparency, openness and flexibility in modern buildings have taken a step further towards light and luminescence in defining the architectural philosophy of present times.

Keywords
  • luminescence,
  • modern buildings,
  • transparency,
  • light architecture,
  • glass architecture,
  • external illumination of architecture,
  • architectural lighting design
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Publication Date
Fall September, 2003
Citation Information
Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska. "Glass architecture is light architecture. A symbiosis of architecture, structural engineering and - last but not least- lighting design!" Professional Lighting Design (PLD) Magazine no. 34, VIA Verlag Guetersloh/D, p. 28-33. Iss. 34 (2003)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/karolina_zielinska-dabkowska/9/