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LOCATION

The images in this section show the impact on lighting at different locations in the world on a clear sky day on winter solstice (December 21).

The locations with their geographical information are:

Paris, France:: Latitude: 48˚ 48' N; Longitude: 2˚ 20' E (Temperate)
Greensboro, North Carolina, US :: Latitude: 36˚ 05' N; Longitude: 79˚ 57' W  (Temperate)
Calcutta, India:: Latitude: 22˚ 34' N; Longitude: 88˚ 24' E (Tropic of Cancer)
Singapore:: Latitude: 1˚ 14' N; Longitude: 103˚ 55' E (Equator)

Roll over each location to notice the lighting condition change inside the space as we move closer to the equator.

classroom
[10 am]

paris
greensboro
calcutta (kolkata)
singapore

classroom-location

conference room
[10 am]

paris
greensboro
calcutta (kolkata)
singapore

conference room location
gallery
[10 am]

paris
greensboro
calcutta (kolkata)
singapore
art gallery location
office
[2 pm]

paris
greensboro
calcutta (kolkata)
singapore
office-paris

 

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