The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #143
Color temperature is a term used to describe the color of a light source and is measured in Kelvin (K). Match each color temperature below with an appropriate application.
a. 2700 K
b. 3500 K
c. 4100 K
d. 5000 K
1. Public Reception Areas
3. Medical Exam Rooms
a-2. Libraries — 2700 K is associated with ”friendly, personal”
b-1. Public Reception Areas — 3500 K is associated with “friendly, inviting”
c-4. Classrooms — 4100 K is associated with “clean, efficient”
d-3. Medical Exam Rooms — 5000 K is associated with “bright, alert”
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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