Construction projects are intricate, time-consuming undertakings. The total development of a project normally consists of several phases requiring a diverse range of specialized services. In progressing from initial planning to project completion, the typical job passes through successive and distinct stages that demand input from such disparate areas as financial organizations, governmental agencies, engineers, architects, lawyers, insurance and surety companies, contractors, material manufacturers and suppliers, and building tradesmen.
In the case of daylight this meant consistently adapting architecture to the requirements for lighting with natural light. Entire buildings and individual rooms were therefore aligned to the incidence of the sun’s rays. The size of the rooms was also determined by the availability of natural lighting and ventilation. Different basic types of daylight architecture developed in conjunction with the lighting conditions in the various climatic zones of the globe.