In a quest for energy savings, occupant comfort and aesthetic appeal, by drawing on examples both ancient and modern, architectural designers are using the basic principles of optics to bring sunlight deep into building interiors.
IMAGE OF THE WEEK
The Great Salt Alignment
The reflection of the sun, as it sets over Stansbury Island in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA, casts a long but one-side-truncated strip across the lake. The aligned viewing scope projects two images of the sun that can be viewed from a distance. (Photo taken on 27 July 2018 using a smartphone with its default photo setting.)
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