A PROPOSAL TO REDUCE THE EXPOSURE TO LIGHT OF MUSEUM OBJECTS WITHOUT REDUCING ILLUMINANCE OR THE LEVEL OF VISUAL SATISFACTION OF MUSEUM VISITORS
This project was funded by the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, Northwestern State University, NSU Box 5682, Natchitoches, La. 71497. The research was conducted at the Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. 12180–3590.
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CHRISTOPHER “KIT” CUTTLE, MA, FCIBSE, FIESANZ, FIESNA, LC, is senior lecturer in architectural technology at the School of Architecture, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. He started his career with a lighting manufacturer in London, and worked for DPA Lighting Consultants before joining the Daylight Advisory Service of Pilkington Glass, UK. It was here that he developed his interest in museum lighting, and over the years he has lectured and published several papers on the topic. In 1976 he took an academic position with Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and in 1990 he became head of Graduate Education in Lighting at the Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. He moved to his present position in New Zealand in 1999. Address: School of Architecture, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand. E-mail: email@example.com
Received for review February 17, 1999. Revised manuscript received December 21, 1999. Accepted for publication January 19, 2000.