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

  • Francisco, Paul; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    An investigation of mold and moisture conditions was conducted on January 25 - 26, 2005, by Paul Francisco of the Building Research Council at the University of Illinois and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems Inc. Two members ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; McCall, Howard E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1956)
    Gives an illustrated description of a design for pre-assembled interior partitioning walls created by the Small Homes Council aimed at realize the cost savings of using pre-fabricated materials in home construction.

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  • 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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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Kapple, William H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1967)
    The objective of the project was 1) to study de-tails of residential stair construction, and 2) develop and systematize methods of stair as-sembly and prefabrication suitable for utili-zation in the operation of the retail ...

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  • Small Homes Council (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1948)
    The overall purpose of the kitchen storage analysis study was to determine the storage requirements in terms of metal wall and base cabints for all items normally requiring kitchen storage, these findings to be used as a ...

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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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  • Brown, Kate; Fournier, Donald (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Kate Brown and Don Fournier from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at the Pueblo of San Felipe Housing Authority (PSFHA). The PSFHA administers the ...

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  • John, Elton; Goldfarb, Eugene; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Elton Jones, from HUD's Eastern Woodlands Office ofNative American Programs, and Eugene Goldfarb and Paul Knight from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Pyramid Lake Housing Authority (PLHA) on February 8-9, ...

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  • Rose, William; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    An investigation of mold and moisture conditions was conducted on February 23 - 24, 2005, by William Rose of the Building Research Council at the University of Illinois and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, Inc. Several ...

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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 and Bill Rose from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, conducted a site visit at Red Cliff Reservation on December 5-6, 2002. ...

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  • Ford, Mike; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Mike Ford, Building Research Council (BRC)/University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and Paul Knight, Magna Systems, Inc., conducted a site visit at the Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority (RLRHA) on August 2-4, ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1970)
    This is the third report of a series of studies made on two schools. Research Report 68-2 "Comparative Heating Performance of Insulated vs. Uninsulated Schools" compares the heating costs of two schools - one with more ...

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  • Crumlish, Brian J. (Department of Defense, 1963)
    Discusses architectural design principles aimed at optimizing the security of the home in the context of the fear of nuclear fallout.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1958)
    Gives the results of a series of tests and calculations aimed at evaluating the structural qualities of the Structural Window unit manufactured by Andersen Corporation, Bayport, Minnesota.

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Rettberg, G.C. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1949)
    In 1947, the Small Homes Council made a detailed study and comparison of construction methods used in residential building. Included in this study was an analysis of three houses in wich modular brick were used in the ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Rettberg, G.C. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1948)
    Three frame and three masonry houses were constructed by a variety of techniques in order to determine what assembly methods, or combination of methods, would yield the lowest cost structure. In order to compare methods ...

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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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  • Bailey, David M.; Brotherson, Donald E.; Tobiasson, Wayne; Knehans, Al (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990)
    Each of the U.S. anned services branches has a very large inventory of roofs with bituminous built-up membranes. Roof repairs and reconstruction are steadily increasing as the roofs approach the end of their service lives, ...

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  • 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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