Windows are a fundamental element for both architecture and urban design. Ivor Samuels discusses the impact of daylight on housing practice, particularly in the United Kingdom. He claims that while the focus of research and regulations seem to be on sustainability and energy conservation, cultural context, privacy, and surveillance are equally important in planning and urban design. He calls for more interdisciplinary work in the study of the relationships between daylight, architecture and urban form.
"The Culture of Windows,"
1, Article 20.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol14/iss1/20
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