Lighting of public spaces of the historical center of Saratov
Kuryleva Lyubov' Andreevna
Post-graduate student, the department of Design of Architectural Environment, Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov
410054, Russia, Saratov, Politekhnicheskaya Street 77
Abstract. This article analyzes the state of artificial lighting of the major squares, embankments, pedestrian precincts and avenues in the historical part of Saratov as the most popular public cultural spaces among its visitors and residents. The author provides the main results of the conducted social survey of the city population regarding the quality of night lighting environment of the claimed territories, as well as presents a descriptive analysis of the visual inspection of the spaces of historical center of Saratov under the conditions of artificial lighting. During the course of this research, took place the field measurements of the levels of horizontal, cylindrical, and semi-cylindrical lighting of the territories, as well as comparison of the acquired data with the standards. The author determines the negative and positive aspects of the existing artificial lighting environment, gives assessment to their convenience and attractiveness for the population. The article also suggests recommendations on increasing the quality of artificial lighting of the aforementioned territories, as well as guidance on further research.
Light, Historical center, Embankment, City environment, Pedestrian precincts, External lighting, Historical environment, Artificial lighting, Saratov, Lighting
Article was received: 05-06-2017
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