DAYLIGHT DESIGN STRATEGIES

Daylight design strategies, focusing on transition and differentiation and the components of daylight.The strategy as a response to the needs and functions of the building. 

The location of windows greatly affects daylight distribution. Rooms within a deep plan that share similar functions can utilize for higher openings to more evenly distribute daylight. In contrast, a deeper plan will benefit from both an increase in area and height in openings.

We analyse the climate regarding the four forms of daylight for each façade - including the roof:

1. Direct sun

2. Indirect sun due to reflection from other buildings

3. Direct cloudy sky and

4. Indirect cloudy sky, which is reflected on the ground