Artistic Articulation of Interior Iighting for Hotels Lobby

  • Akram Jassim Al-Akkam
  • Shayma Nabeel Al-Hasheemi
Keywords: Artistic Articulation of Interior Iighting

Abstract

Many studies concentrated on ttre lighting subject in interior spaces. Some of these
studies considered lighting as an artistic factor in the public interior space, but it didn't
present a clear picture about achieving artistic articulation of interior lighting in public
reception spaces specifically hotels lobby. This study is trying to explore building principles
of artistic articulation of interior lighting in public reception spaces (hotel lobby).
The research hypothesis ttrat an artistic articulation building influenced by structural
and meaningful principles of interior lighting in public reception spaces of hotels lobby.
To tackle research problem, it crystallized a oonceptual model, represented by
lighting elements, art, and artioulation in public reception spaces in hotels lobby, secondary
and main assumption types have been built, included four major types of Artistic
assumption modes to the lighting which are as follows:
Dramatic, spacious or restful, dramatic spacious and spacious dramatic type.
The semi-empirical research depended on surveying descriptive method and observational
check list as experimental tool. Intentional sample was selected, including (5) interior
spaces as research settings. Perspective shot was used as analytical unit. Data were gathered
through 4 surveying phases that lasted for (3) months approximately. T-test and was used to
treat data statistically using (SPSS) program.
The results proved, the importance and activity of artistic articulation types which are
represented by restful dramatic, spacious or restful dramatic restful, and dramatic in public
reception spaces ofhotels lobby.
Final conclusion revealed that potentiality of varied usage of artistic articulation
representing by dramatic, spacious and others being result out from the reaction of there two
types represented by spacious dramatic and dramatic spacious in public reception spaces in
hotel lobby. Finally, recommendation was discussed.

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Published
2018-12-02
How to Cite
Al-Akkam, A. J. and Al-Hasheemi, S. N. (2018) “Artistic Articulation of Interior Iighting for Hotels Lobby”, Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 6(1). doi: 10.36041/iqjap.v6i1.259.
Section
Architectural Engineering

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