How I Design + Draw Architectural Lighting Plans

How I Design + Draw Architectural Lighting Plans

Follow alongside as I design + draw an architectural lighting plan + create the presentation property for my shoppers to assessment. An electrical plan exhibits the fixture sorts, switching, receptacle places and all electrical units + gear we have to plan for in our structure.

Designing it in coordination with the opposite important constructing programs: architectural, structural, mechanical and plumbing affords us probably the most management within the remaining final result. Hidden components in a challenge – beams, ductwork, vent stacks – can adversely influence the location of the seen lighting components which is why we plan for them within the design course of. Drawing and overlaying every helps us to establish conflicts on paper the place it is way more environment friendly and cost-effective to make modifications.
See how the summary ideas of ambient, activity + accent lighting are accounted for and utilized in a real-world design of a distant, off-the-grid residential challenge in Maine, USA.

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Time stamps that will help you navigate:
0:00 Introduction
0:38 Base Plan
1:20 Information You’ll Need
1:39 Three Types of Lighting + How to Layer
2:10 Lay out the Ambient Lighting
3:07 Recessed Spacing Guidelines
6:55 What to not do
8:09 Lighting in Layers
10:19 Mini-lesson on exterior lighting
13:30 Drawing the plan digitally (I use AutoCAD LT 2020, as a result of I prefer it, it is actually quick and I could make drawings that really look good. If you wish to use Revit, or a pencil + graph paper, they work too!)
15:00 Centerings
16:18 Switching
21:42 Receptacles
24:08 Everything else
25:31 Let’s construct this…

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