School of Architecture

 

The mission of the School of Architecture is to pursue architecture as a humanistic and professional discipline, which synthesizes art and science through intellectual rigor, aesthetic judgment, and technical understanding. The School achieves its mission through teaching, scholarship, creative work, research, and service, and commits itself to the highest ideals of the profession and culture of architecture.

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    Describes some of the many materials and systems available for residential roofing, typical application details and some of the problems encountered. Included are properties of roofing types, including shingles and rolled ...
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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988)
    Covers adding bedrooms using a garage, basement, or attic conversions or new bedrooms added directly to the house or attached via the satellite system. Also discusses study or office space and family rooms.
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  • Spies, Henry R. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Discusses passive solar heating systems and attached and semi-enclosed sunspaces, including sun porches and greenhouses. Also details construction methods, materials, principles, and applications of heat storage and distribution.
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  • Konzo, Seichi (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992)
    Covers the ins-and-outs of staying cool, solar orientation, sun controls, how heat moves through the building, ventilation of rooms, air conditioners, and evaporative coolers.
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  • Konzo, Seichi; MacDonald, Marylee; Geier-Wilson, Rose (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    Answers questions about double-pane, triple-pane, and storm windows. Explains how to select and install the right window screens for your particular needs. Also provides information on different types of glass and their ...
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