Application of New Metrics to Abstract Spatial Models

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In this Chapter, we will apply each metric introduced in Chap. 4 to a series of rendered case study spaces to test their success in quantifying and comparing spatial contrast, annual spatial contrast, and annual luminance variability. Although a total of fifteen categories were established in the typological matrix introduced in Chap. 3, we have selected ten case study spaces that represent an overall gradient of contrast and variability. From these ten case study spaces, we have selected four examples to represent a cross-section of results in more detail, while the full spectrum of results for all ten case studies is presented more broadly toward the end of the Chapter.


Spatial contrast Annual spatial contrast Annual luminance variability Case study analysis Daylight design Daylight simulation 


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  1. 1.ENAC-IA-LIPIDEPFLLausanneSwitzerland

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