Browse Publications - Small Homes Council and Building Research Council by Title

  • Ranney, Elizabeth M. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1950)
    "Splitting" or "shrinkage" failures in built-up roofing membranes have become a critical problem to the roofing industry. The problem is defined and examples are given. In order to understand and analyze the causes of these ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Robert Nemeth from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Housing ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Rose, William (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown and Bill Rose from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at the Ho-Chunk Nation on February 10, 2003. The purpose of the site visit was to ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1954)
    Provides an illustrated introduction to small home construction using pre-assembled wall panels, a new design method aimed at cost reduction through pre-fabrication.

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  • Brown, Kate; Gordon, Jeff (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Kate Brown and Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at the Maliseet Indian Housing Authority on January 25-28, 2004. The Maliseet Indian ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    The major objective of this study was to review and recommend improvements in the requirements for storage facilities needed in residences of one or two living units as specified in the Minimum Property Standards of the ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Munson Byron E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1950)
    Analysis of housing surveys conducted from 1936 through 1950 in first phase of a design study seeking to establish the amount of space families need in their homes and how that space should be arranged.

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  • Munson Byron E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1952)
    Provides the preliminary conclusions of a survey of forty-one housing surveys conducted between 1936-1950 focused on space use. The material in this paper was previously published as "Housing Likes and Dislikes."

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  • Worth, Willard J.; Berry, Sydney B.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1953)
    The systems chosen for analysis as part of this study consisted of six basic roof framing systems, five basic wall systems, and two systems in which wall and roof framing were inseparable. These systems included conventional ...

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  • Crumlish, Brian J.; Brotherson, Donald E. (Department of Defense, 1965)
    Discusses architectural design principles aimed at optimizing the security of parking garage complexes for the general population in the context of the fear of nuclear fallout.

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  • Crumlish, Brian J. (Department of Defense, 1964)
    Discusses architectural design principles aimed at optimizing the security of parking garage complexes for the general population in the context of the fear of nuclear fallout.

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  • Corso, Anthony; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Anthony Corso from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Paul Knight from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Indian Township Passamaquoddy Housing Authority ...

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  • Harrell, Raymon H.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1952)
    Presents a series of plan variations of the low-cost small demonstration house.

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  • Gordon, Jeffrey R. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Pipe bursting due to freezing is a severe problem in the U.S. Insurance company estimates show that more than $4 billion has been spent in repairs due to pipe bursting in the last ten years. The problem is more severe in ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1961)
    A brief resume of roofing problen1s is presented and a definition of the failure termed as "wrinkle-cracking" is given. The results of a literature search and a bibliography are included. Observations made during field ...

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  • Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Robert Nemeth from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit to the Juneau and Hoonah Communities on August 23-24, 2004. The Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority (THRHA) administers the housing program for these ...

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  • Gordon, Jeff; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of lllinois Urbana-Champaign, and Paul Knight of Magna Systems, conducted a site visit at the Kenaitze Village and Salamatoff Village tribes on February ...

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  • Percival, Donald H. (1959)
    Provides the results of full scale tests on nail-glued roof-trusses for Crystal Park Lumber Company, Canton, Ohio.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Kapple, William H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    Gives a detailed, illustrated discussion of fundamental kitchen design principles and considerations, including basic planning standards, kitchen cabinets and equipment, and design procedures.

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  • Brown, Kate; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Robert Nemeth from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at Lac Courte Oreilles Housing Department (LCOHD) on ...

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