Illumination is the silent design partner of architecture. Light is invisible until it strikes an object or a surface. Lighting design has become a creative extension of architectural design. improving visibility and complementing form, program and color. Experience and talent create patterns of illumination that seamlessly support overall project goals.
The contact with changing natural light is physiologically, psychologically and architecturally important. Le Corbusier said 'architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of masses brought together in light...'
Daylight availability varies enormously and is a key design issue to be complimented with artificial light.