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Influence of color and lighting in healthcare settings

Grant number: 05/01022-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2005
Effective date (End): June 30, 2006
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Architecture and Town Planning - Architecture and Urbanism Technology
Principal Investigator:João Roberto Gomes de Faria
Grantee:Andresa Paiva Mussel Santos
Home Institution: Faculdade de Arquitetura, Artes e Comunicação (FAAC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Bauru. Bauru , SP, Brazil


The objective of this research is to study the relationship between architectonic details and lighting quality, and the users satisfaction degree. The study objects are areas witch natural lighting of the Santa Úrsula Shopping Center, in Ribeirão Preto (SP). The methods and tools are analysis of luminance and illumination measured data and high dynamic range (HDR) images.