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

  • 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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  • Brown, Kate; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    An investigation of mold and moisture conditions was originally conducted on November 3-6, 2002, by Kate Brown of the Building Research Council at the University of Illinois and Paul Knight of Domus Plus. A report detailing ...

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  • Gordon, Jeff; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002)
    Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign,and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, conducted a site visit at the Lac Vieux Desert Reservation on December 1-2, 2002. The ...

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  • Francisco, Paul; Crowther, Amy (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Paul Francisco and Amy Crowther from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at the Leech Lake Housing Authority (LLHA) on July 6 to 8, 2004. The LLHA ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E.; Wright, Richard N.; Pecora, Salvatore D. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1968)
    The family shelter idea is by no means new or unique. Since almost two out of three Americans own their own home, a potential exists for providing spaces that can protect the American public from the effects of blast. The ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Paul Knight of Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit for the Little Earth of United Tribes Housing Corporation (LEUTHC) that administers the housing program for the Little Earth of United Tribes in Minneapolis, MN, ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Munson Byron E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    Gives an illustrated summary of the second phase of the Space Design Criterial project, which surveyed thirty households to measure the amount of space families require in their homes and how best to arrange that space.

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  • Percival, Donald H.; Suddarth, Stanley K. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Parallel-chord metal-plate-connected wood trusses of four different designs were load-tested to destruction in 1977. Trusses from the same manufacturing lots were then tested under design dead load plus one-half live load ...

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  • Rook, Michelle; Fournier, Donald (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Michelle Rook and Donald Fournier from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at the Lower Sioux Indian Community Housing Department (LSICHD). Lower Sioux ...

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