authors 
Fasse, Isabelle and Paul, Jean Claude 
year 
1995 
title 
Realistic Rendering and ComputerAided Lighting Design in Architecture 
source 
Sixth International Conference on ComputerAided Architectural Design Futures [ISBN 9971624230] Singapore, 2426 September 1995, pp. 241255 
summary 
This paper presents an application of realistic rendering to computer aided design in architecture. The application concerns lighting design of buildings. We describe a library of algorithms which allows the simulation of the light sources emittance, surfaces reflectance/transmittance, and light propagation laws. Our general algorithm can compute a physically based simulation of illumination in complex geometric models and offers the capability to change the inputs without recalculating the entire global physical solution. Since the solution is view independent, hardware graphic accelerations are then used to generate the images. Two industrial experimentations have proved that our system can help designers to evaluate small iterations in the design, as well as compare global alternative solutions. Therefore, design quality improvement can be obtained while saving the costly full scale trials that are necessary when conventional methods are used. 
keywords 
ComputerAided Design, Computer Graphics, Synthesis Images, Architectural Design, Lighting Engineering 
series 
CAAD Futures 
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