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Small House Designs for Central Mortgage & Housing

Small House Designs for Central Mortgage & Housing

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People

  • John Bird (architect)
  • Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Canada) (role unspecified)
  • John Bird (archive creator)

Title

Small House Designs for Central Mortgage & Housing

Dates of creation

1956-1969

Level of archival description

File 5

Extent and Medium

  • 66 drawings
  • 4 textual document files

Reference Number

AP108.S1.D5

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185504
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, section
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 schematic drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • schematic drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite on tracing paper; coloured pencil on diazo prints

    Dimensions:

    21.5 x 28 cm to 34 x 24 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-01-018 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185534
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, sections, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on linen; diazo prints with revisions in red pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 56 x 76 cm sheet (largest): 57 x 77 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-04-019 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185542
    • Title: Textual documents, schematic drawings, correspondence
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    textual documents, 28 schematic drawings, correspondence (1956-1969) with CMHC plan selection committee, calculations, instructions on preparing working drawings, CMHC folder, plans, elevations, sections

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescripts, blue and black-line prints

    Dimensions:

    folder: 37.5 x 24.1 x 0.7 cm

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-020 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185571
    • Title: Small house designs
    • Dates of creation: 1958
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Canada) (publisher)
    • John Bird (role unspecified)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    collection of small house designs prepared by Canadian architects for Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
    Design 263 (p. 52-53), and Design 762 (p. 148-149) are by John Bird.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 28 x 21 x 1.3 cm

    Document Type:

    • books

    Physical Description:

    200 p. : ill., plans ; 28 cm

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    General note:

    • Design 263 (p. 52-53, and Design 762 (p. 148-149) are by John Bird.

    Folder Number:

    108-02-021 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185572
    • Title: Small house designs
    • Dates of creation: 1962
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Canada) (publisher)
    • John Bird (role unspecified)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    collection of small house designs prepared by Canadian architects for Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
    Design 762 (p. 134-135) is by John Bird.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 27.6 x 21.3 x 1.7 cm

    Document Type:

    • books

    Physical Description:

    196 p. : ill, plans ; 28 cm

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    General note:

    • Design 762 (p. 134-135) is by John Bird.

    Folder Number:

    108-02-022 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185573
    • Title: Homes from pre-assembled wall panels : a new cost-saving concept of home construction, developed by the Small Homes Council, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, as a part of a research project sponsored by the Lumber Dealers Research Council
    • Dates of creation: 1954
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Small Homes Council-Building Research Council (publisher)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 28 x 21.7 x 0.2 cm

    Document Type:

    • books

    Physical Description:

    15 p. : ill., plans ; 28 cm

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-023 TD

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