Comparative Analysis on the Effects of Natural & Artificial Indoors Lighting on the Learning and Interactive Process

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Summer 7-2021


Schools and universities are the main spaces for learning, in which the building design can easily affect the learning and interactive process where indoor environment should be considered carefully when designing these learning spaces. One of the most important factors considered is lighting. The aim of this research is to investigate the effect of different types of indoor lighting on the learning and interactive process. In this research, The indoors lighting efficacy in two different types of educational places were tested in a quantitative way in addition to users survey for these places to test their satisfaction with the current indoor lighting quality which results that the users prefers natural lighting although it got negative feedback due to inconsistency. Finally, this research gives some recommendations for the usage of the indoors lighting to further enhance the learning and interactive process.