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SYN-TES: human colour and light synthesis. Towards a coherent field of knowledge
University College of Arts, Crafts and Design.
University College of Arts, Crafts and Design.
2010 (English)In: Colour and light in architecture: 11-12 November 2010 : proceedings / [ed] Zennaro, Pietrto, Verona: Knemesi , 2010, 235-240 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The research project SYN-TES aims at contributing to a theoretical development transforming the field of colour and light into a coherent field of research. This includes the identification of important problems and the development of theoretical and methodological tools for the trans-disiplinary understanding necessary to solving them. Special emphasis is put on the spatial interaction of colour and light in architecture.

The work has the form of seminars/workshops where colour and light specialists from different academic disciplines (six Nordic universities) and companies (light sources, colorimetric standards, window glass) examine different aspects of the problem complex. Sub-projects deal with the epistemology and concepts of colour and light, with methods for analysing colour and light in existing architectural spaces and with the relationship between energy and light quality.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Verona: Knemesi , 2010. 235-240 p.
Keyword [en]
light perception, colour perception, space perception, trans-disciplinary
National Category
Art History Architectural Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:konstfack:diva-147ISBN: 978-88-96370-04-9 (print)OAI: diva2:406050
Colour and light in architecture, First international conference, Venice, 11-12 November 2010
Available from: 2011-03-24 Created: 2011-03-24 Last updated: 2011-03-24Bibliographically approved

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