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

  • 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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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Champaign, IL : Small Homes Council-Building Research Council, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1965-03)
    This Basic Construction and Material Takeoff Workshop and Manual is intended to provide basic information on: 1) materials and their application, 2) construction details, techniques and procedures, and 3) methods for takeoff ...

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  • (Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1954)
    The investigations and analyses reported herein sought the identification on a comparative basis of those combinations of framing, sheathing and finishing materials, and assembly methods—accepted in current practice or ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1972)
    Provides an illustrated introduction to typical household mechanical systems, including plumbing, heating, cooling, ventiliation, and electrical systems.

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  • Shahin, Mohamed Y.; Bailey, David M.; Brotherson, Donald E. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990)
    Each of the U.S. armed services branches has a very large inventory of low-slope roofs. Roof repairs and reconstruction work are steadily increasing as the roofs approach the end of their service lives, making it increasingly ...

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  • Francisco, Paul; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Paul Francisco 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 Menominee Tribal Housing Department (MTHD) on ...

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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)
    Kate Brown and Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at Southern Puget Sound Inter-Tribal Housing Authority (SPSITHA) on March 10-13, ...

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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)
    Kate Brown and Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at Southern Puget Sound Inter-Tribal Housing Authority (SPSITHA) on March 10-13, ...

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  • Devine, Richard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    Discusses the results of a study analyzing the design feasibility of prefabricated trusses for framing the upper level and roof of a one-and-a-half-story house.

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  • Building Research Council; Magna Systems, Incorporated; Tom-Miura, Allison (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Native American Programs, 2003)
    Presents eight major findings of the study of residential black mold in Native American housing commissioned by U.S. Congress.

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Zerbe, John I.; Percival, Donald H.; McCall, Howard E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1957)
    Under sponsorship of the National Association of Home Builders, an evaluation of the efficiency of a glued and nailed method of subfloor attachment was made. Standard floor panels with 16-inch and 24-inch spacing of joists ...

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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, 2004)
    Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit to the Native Village ofKwinhagak on March 30,2004. David ...

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