Lighting or illumination is done to achieve some ambient and aesthetic effect. Lighting enhances the beauty of the structure. The kind of lighting to be done depends on the kind of space.
Lighting done to illuminate the interiors and enhance the aesthetics is different from the lighting done in the exteriors, it could be done to illuminate the external facade of the building or to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the landscape at night.
Lighting can be classified into various different methods of lighting. It can be broadly classified as :
- Direct Lighting
- Indirect Lighting
- Concealed lighting
- Semi-concealed lighting