Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Lighting Research and Technology, published online February 24, 2021.Comparing Perceptions of LED Lighting Between a Physical Space and Virtual Reality Display,
Building & Environment, Vol. 13, 2017. View at Science DirectA human-centric approach to assess daylight for non-visual health potential, visual interest and gaze behavior,
Contrast measures for predicting perceptual effects of daylight in architectural renderings, accepted in Lighting Research and Technology, Vol. 40, Issue 7, 2017. View in Journal
Measuring the Dynamics of Contrast & Daylight Variability in Architecture: A Proof of Concept Methodology, in Building and Environment, Vol. 81, 2014. View in Journal
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (In Preparation)
Lighting Research and Technology, submission expected October, 2021.Visual perceptions of a LED lighting system between a physical space and a web-based survey with 2D and 360-degree navigable images,
M. C. Coronado, S. F. Rockcastle, A. Kwok. Environmental Health Perceptions in University Classrooms: Results from an Online Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Frontiers in Built Environment, submission expected in October, 2021.
Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
J. McLaughlin, M. Young and S. F. Rockcastle. Fine-grained measurement of the indoor built environment with robotic vacuum cleaners, Building Simulation 2021, Bruges, Sept. 1-3, 2021.
M. Danell, S. L. Hartmeyer, L. Petterson, M. Andersen, R. Davis, S. F. Rockcastle. The Impact of Light and Furniture Distribution on Healthy Light Exposure in an Office, Building Simulation 2021, Bruges, Sept. 1-3, 2021.
A. Satumane and S. F. Rockcastle. A Pilot Study on the Contextual and Environmental Factors Influencing Window Shading Preference, ARCC 2021: Performative Environments, Virtual Tucson, April 7-10, 2021.
S. F. Rockcastle, M. Danell, L. Petterson, and. The Impact of Behavior on Healthy Circadian Light Exposure Under Daylight and Electric Lighting Scenarios, ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2020, Pacific Grove, Aug 16 – 21, 2020.
M. Danell, Vienna Virtual Conference, May 25 – 27, 2020 [Best Paper Award].and S. F. Rockcastle. Evaluating Temporal and Spatial Light Exposure Profiles for Typical Building Occupants, SimAUD 2020,
The case for occupant-centric daylight analytics: a comparison of horizontal illumination and immersive view.
Assessing the impact of contemporary urbanization on bioclimatic features of historic architecture through a two-step simulation process. Passive and Low-Energy Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2016. Full Text
Towards a novel prediction model for visual interest in daylit renderings. 7th Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD), London, UK, 2016. Full Text.
Human perceptions of daylight composition in architecture: a preliminary study to compare quantitative contrast measures with subjective user assessments in HDR renderings. International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, 2015. Full Text.
Beyond illumination: An interactive simulation framework for non-visual and perceptual aspects of daylighting performance. BS2013 – 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Chambéry, France, 2013. Full Text.
Celebrating Contrast and Daylight Variability in Contemporary Architectural Design: A Typological Approach. LUX EUROPA, Krakow, Poland, 2013. Full Text.
Dynamic Annual Metrics for Contrast in Daylit Architecture. SimAUD 2012 – Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2012. [Best Paper Award] Full Text.
Conference Papers with Peer-Reviewed Abstract
S. Ghasemi, J. H. Lee, S. F. Rockcastle, R. Taylor, and K. Van Den Wymelenberg. The Scene Dynamism as an Aspect of Rating Indoor View Quality. IES Annual Conference, Virtual Conference, August 9-13, 2021.
P. Ward, S. F. Rockcastle, J. Klein, K. Van Den Wymelenberg. The Impact of Lighting and Views on The Workplace of The Future. Published online August 12, 2019. [https://buildhealth.uoregon.edu/2019/08/12/university-of-oregon-publishes-white-paper-on-light-views-and-the-workplace-experience/]
Edited Conference Proceedings
(Editor & General Chair) S.F. Rockcastle, T. Rakha, C. Cerezo Davila, D. Papanikolau, T. Zakula (Eds.). SimAUD 2019 Proceedings, Society for Modelling & Simulation, April 7-9, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA. 400 pages.
(Editor & Scientific Chair) T. Rakha, M. Turrin, D. Macumber, F. Meggers, S.F. Rockcastle (Eds.). SimAUD 2018 Proceedings, Society for Modelling & Simulation, June 4-7, TU Delft, Netherlands. 352 pages.
Annual Dynamics of Daylight Variability and Contrast: A Simulation-Based Approach to Quantifying Visual Effects in Architecture. Springer, London, 978-1-4471-5232-3, Springer Briefs in Computer Science, 2013. View at Publisher.
Invited Book Chapters
S. F. Rockcastle. “Lamps, Luminaires, and Controls” Chapter 15 in Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, 13th Edition, pp. 699 – 758 by Walter Grondzik and Alison Kwok, Hoboken: Wiley, 2019.
Visualizing Perceptual Dynamics in Architecture, in Phoenix, Bauen im Bestand, vol. 1, p. 62-67, 2015. Publication Info
The Dynamics of Shadow: Architecture of Natural Light in Extreme Latitudes. The Dynamics of Darkness in the North, Reykjavik Iceland, 2015. Animation.