Courtroom Lighting Criteria Evaluation
Task 1 Report
which shows that there is very little contrast variation in the area behind the bench, which
leads to a dull appearance. The second set of images is of the proposed Jackson, MS
courtroom, from an earlier pilot study. These images were generated as part of a
visualization of the courtroom, and show that the lighter wall behind the bench improves
the visual appearance of that area and adds emphasis.
Figure 27 - Photo and Luminance Map of Islip Courtroom
Figure 28 - Rendering and Luminance Map of Proposed Jackson Courtroom
We look forward to feedback and comments on our research and recommendations.
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