Lighting can also cause negative impacts like light pollution and temperature on living and non-living elements. Aim of the study is that determination of the light reflectance values of the floor covering used in landscaping. Study area was analyzed, current lighting systems in the study area were determined, and the current illumination values were measured by using lux meter. The differences of the illumination values, between the ground (0m.) and reflection from the ground (1.60m.) were determined statistically. The highest level of reflectance of light was water. Following the water as a ground cover; it has been determined that the light reflecting ratios of the lawn plants are higher. Concrete and asphalt surfaces reflect less light than other ground covers. Stone and wood usage should be preferred instead of rubber, concrete and asphalt materials. Natural stone should be used, in order to minimize light loss on the roads where asphalt material is used.
Publication Date : February 28, 2020
|APA||Soydan, O , Benli̇ay, A . (2020). The Effect of Different Floor Coverings Elements on Landscape Ergonomics . Artium , 8 (1) , 11-17 . Retrieved from http://artium.hku.edu.tr/en/pub/issue/52425/596658|