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

  • Brown, Kate; Knight, Paul; Goldfarb, Eugene (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Kate Brown from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Paul Knight and Eugene Goldfarb from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Sac & Fox Tribe in the Mississippi ...

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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 Sault Ste. Marie Housing Authority (SSMHA) on ...

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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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  • Brown, Kate; Knight, Paul (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 Paul Knight from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Seminole Tribal Housing Authority on October 26-30, ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Steinberg, Hyman A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1957)
    Conveys the results of a research project aimed at determing the extent to which different sheathing methods and materials can influence the cost of application.

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  • (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    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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  • Corso, Anthony; Nemeth, Robert (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 Robert Nemeth from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Spirit Lake Reservation on May 20-21, 2003. The ...

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  • Rook, Michelle; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Michelle Rook, Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign (UIUC) and Robert Nemeth, Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit to the Spokane Indian Reservation on March 15 to 16,2005. ...

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  • Rook, Michelle; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Michelle Rook 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 Squaxin Island Department of Community Development ...

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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, 2003)
    Kate Brown of the Building Research Council at the University of Illinois and Paul Knight of Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation on December 9-11, 2002. The purpose of the site ...

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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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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1958)
    A number of roofing systems for a four foot long section of a typical 24 foot sprun house were examined and compared to truss construction as is generally used at the present time. The present system of roof truss construction ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1965)
    "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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  • Jenkin, Wendell R. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    This report covers the first season of an investigation on the effect of frost action on concrete floor slabs in basementless houses.

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  • SHC-BRC Staff (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Builds upon previous technical reports from the Small Homes Council on approaches to constructing energy-conserving residential homes.

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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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  • Small Homes Council - Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL : Small Homes Council-Building Research Council, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968)
    After this basic information, various aspects of the systems are discussed: the base to which systems are to be fastened, furring systems and the fastening thereof, surfacing materials, and fasteners for surfacing materials. ...

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  • Bareither, Harlan D.; Fleming, Arthur N.; Alberty, Bryce E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1948)
    The heat loss, temperature, and moisture-permea tion characteristics of nine types of concrete slab floor construction laid on the ground were investigated in a specially built structure. The room air above the floors was ...

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