Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design
Ensuring comfort while promoting human wellbeing are part of a satisfying occupant experience in buildings, but must remain bounded by energy and material efficiency. LIPID’s research activities focus on ways to fulfill – at minimum and beyond- building users’ physiological and emotional needs accounting for the resources we have available by taking four main perspectives: Health, Comfort, Perception and Energy.
Podcast with Marilyne Andersen in "Register Architecture & Landscape"
Prof. Marilyne Andersen has been invited by Kingston University London to talk about her career, work and interests around the topic of daylight. The podcast explores a wide range of her early and current work as well as the strategies she deployed when managing the ENAC School as Dean.
Candidacy exam at LIPID
Beatrice (Chui Ling) Yuen has sucessfuly passed her candidacy exam and is now PhD candidate at LIPID ! Congratulation to you Beatrice !
Is there a physiological explanation behind experiencing glare?
Understanding glare is important for improving visual comfort in the built environment. Specific pigments in the eye reduce perception of glare from a blue colored light source, but the pigments do not explain sensitivity to neutrally colored light, EPFL scientists show.