Browse Publications - Small Homes Council and Building Research Council by Subject "Architecture"

  • Lendrum, James T.; Lescher, Frank M. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1956)
    Gives an illustrated description of a design for pre-assembled structural floor panels created by the Small Homes Council aimed at realize the cost savings of using pre-fabricated materials in home construction.

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  • Wood, Gary L. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    This paper is intended to provide an interim summary of the work that has been invested in the "1 1/2 story frame". There is no intention of arriving at unequivocal conclusions. Actually, its main objective is to provide ...

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  • Worth, Willard J.; Harrell, Raymon H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1952)
    Provides an illustrated discussion of engineered designs for king post and "W" trusses and associated cost and construction problems. Reprint of papers presented at the Seventh Annual Short Course in Residential Construction ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    Progress Report of the Residential Planning Project, Department of Agriculture

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1962)
    Sectionalized houses, defined as houses erected from room-size or larger three dimensional elements, are examined as to their suitability for the lumber dealer operation. The most prevalent form of sectionalized house is ...

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    Shows the recorded results of an interview held with the test family prior to their moving into the Small Homes Council Space Laboratory (Test Dwelling).

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  • Kapple, William H.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1956)

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Percival, Donald H.; Sapp, Dennis (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1960)
    This report was prepared for the purpose of compiling within one publication all the pertinent, analytical and empirical design information accumulated by the Small Homes Council - Building Research Council in its preparation ...

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  • Phillips, Bernard S. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1962)
    Contains materials for an inteview-survey of aging persons and housing design.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    The fabrication and construction of five floor framing and subflooring systems was observed and records were kept of the labor times and materials costs of these systems, which were designed for use of 25/32" strip finish ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1960)
    Discusses the results of an analysis of labor time required to accomplish construction of individual components of a component house.

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