Domestic Dwelling Daylighting

Student thesis: Master Thesis and HD Thesis

  • Rodrigo Francisco Laguera Perez
4. Term, Lighting Design (Master Programme)
Until recent years, the dwelling was used primarily as a space for sleep, with most activities taking place outside. Today, work, entertainment, socializing, eating, resting and most aspects occur indoors. There has been an exponential growth in the time we spend indoors than ever before. The sanitary emergency worldwide events of the past few years have impacted our daily lives and stay-at-home protocols implemented by health authorities. Force society to integrate all aspects of our lives into our homes. Changing the use/meaning of the rooms of our homes while making us aware and questioning the importance of considering all the aspects that we require as individuals to fulfil psychological and physiological effects and needs. This master thesis aims to study the domestic dwelling from three different perspectives, residential daylighting, post-pandemic and biophilic design, themes derived from each of these and finds a common language to finally propose recommendations for the domestic dwelling using daylight the pivotal point.
Publication date25 May 2022
Number of pages59
ID: 471334247