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The Lighting Design Certificate program focuses on the integration and application of light in architecture. This certificate program explores daylighting, electric lighting, and computational lighting analysis, to teach students how to design light that reveals the architecture and supports the visual environment. Its purpose is to give students a comprehensive lighting education focusing on sustainable approaches to light in architecture. The core knowledge areas that are covered include conceptual design, daylighting analysis, lighting metrics, lighting technology, computer modeling, lighting integration, site studies and applied lighting design competitions.

The 24 credit certificate is designed to be completed with either MArch programs:

Masters of Architecture 2+ & 3+ degree

Masters of Architecture in High Performance Building