Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.09.2019 - 14.10.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Kokkonen Ville

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I 2019–2020 (autumn). Not organised in 2018–2019.

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After completing the course, the student:

Understands the principles of lighting design and has a basic knowledge of luminaire technologies.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course will provide a brief introduction to the physics of light as electromagnetic radiation. During the course students learn lighting design principles and become familiar with fundamental properties and standards of different lighting technologies. The primary objective is to formulate a lighting design criterion and to get an understanding of the potential and challenges with artificial lighting. During the course students will design a lighting fixture based on a given briefing.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course comprises lectures, independent design work and documentation with tutoring meetings and a final presentation. Passing the course requires 80% attendance and submission of all assignments.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

54-135 h: contact teaching 16-30 h, independent work 38-105 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Announced in the beginning of the course

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

One thematic cross-disciplinary course in Interior Architecture MA.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

School (Väre) Workshop basic know-how and access

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

WebOodi. 25 places filled in order or registration with priority to students in Master's Programme of Interior Architecture who have the course in their personal study plan.


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