Catégorie : State of the Art

Regrouping the scientific state of the art in the fields of visibility, lighting, and ambiance.

Understanding Solar Radiation 0

Understanding Solar Radiation

The Science Behind : Solar Radiation 1.2. Initial Definitions : Solar Energy is the amount of energy sent by the sun, meaning the maximum energy received by the Earth, without taking into account climatic...

Understanding the Sky View Factor 2

Understanding the Sky View Factor

1. The Science Behind : Sky View Factors 1.1. A Short History One of the earliest SVF calculations were made with the help of digital cameras mounted with Fisheye lens. The masks were then...

Understanding Ray Casting and Isovists 1

Understanding Ray Casting and Isovists

 Ray Casting and Isovists¶ The Science Behind Isovists: A Short History¶ Although isovists are considered to have been first set in theory by Benedikt in 1979 [1] (a first mention of them was made...