This learning unit provides a general overview of how new technologies allow for greater control of LED fixtures, light quality, and lumens. This unit also illustrates the benefits of LED lighting compared to other traditional bulb types. Finally, architects will learn how LED fixtures offer new options and benefits specifically intended to create unique and functional interior lighting designs.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how LED lamps and lighting technologies have been developed to surpass other traditional lighting options
  • Discuss how traditional LED fixtures have evolved in both design and use
  • List the features and benefits of new LED fixture designs
  • Describe how modern innovations in LED lamps and fixtures expand the design options for architects