7th International RADIANCE Workshop

Raphaël Compagnon and Greg Ward


Turn the workshop around


Thursday 30th October 2008
Introduction 8h30 Registration desk open
9h00 Raphaël Compagnon: welcome address
Daylighting Studies 9h15 John Mardaljevic, A parametric evaluation of daylight provision for residential buildings using the UDI metric: When less (data) really is more PDF
9h45 Anothai Thanachareonkit, Comparing physical and virtual methods for daylighting performance assessment of Complex Fenestration Systems PDF
10h15 Santiago Torres, Dynamic daylight simulations for facade optimization PDF
10h45 Coffee break
Digital cameras 11h15 Axel Jacobs, Stephen Wittkopf and Lars Grobe, Per-pixel sky luminance with HDR photography PDF
11h45 Greg Ward, Capturing 3-D Texture with a Digital Camera PDF
12h15 Lunch break + optional visit to the nearby Chocolat Villar shop (an opportunity to buy very good swiss chocolate...)
Design and Art 14h00 Jelle Feringa, Notes on the potential of simulation for architectural conception Presentation Notes
14h30 Mark Stock, Imaging Fluid Dynamics for Art PDF Animation
15h00 Iebele Abel, Mind over Matter, an artistic scientific research project about mind's influence on matter Presentation Notes
15h30 Coffee break
CAD link 16h00 Thomas Bleicher, su2rad - Radiance exporter for SketchUp PDF
Historic buildings 16h30 Lars Grobe, Oliver Hauck, Andreas Noback & Bernd Zeimetz, Hagia Sophia - Dealing with an extraordinary ancient building and complex materials PDF
Guest speaker 17h00 Rob Shakespeare, Recent and ongoing projects including Fine Arts, Theatre and Science which incorporate Radiance PDF MOV Effect Software
  18h00 First day workshop end
  20h00 Workshop official dinner at Restaurant de l’Aigle Noir Rue des Alpes 10, Fribourg


Friday 31st October 2008
Solar energy 9h00 Germain Augsburger, Simulation and optimization of heliostat fields using Radiance and Moo for the design of a 300 MWth central receiver PDF
9h30 Jérôme Kaempf, Maximisation of building solar potential determined using Radiance PDF
Visual comfort 10h00 Niloofar Moghbel, Contrast Evaluation on Monitor Screens PDF
10h30 Coffe break
11h00 Birgit Painter, Denis Fan & John Mardaljevic, Minimally Intrusive Evaluation of Visual Comfort in the Normal Workplace PDF
11h30 Jan Wienold, glare and dynamic glare evaluation PDF
Radiance internal stuff 12h00 David Geisler-Moroder and Arne Dür, Validation of Radiance against CIE171:2006 and Improved Adaptive Subdivision of Circular Light Sources PDF
12h30 Lunch break
14h00 Giulio Antonutto, Lightmapping with Radiance, reinventing the wheel? No, thanks PDF
14h30 Greg Ward, New Radiance Developments PDF
15h00 Francesco Anselmo, A survival guide to Radiance on Windows PDF Link to download page
15h30 Coffee break
  16h00 Questions and answers session
  17h00 Workshop end