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Theses and research papers

Theses and research papers

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People

  • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

Title

Theses and research papers

Dates of creation

1970-1999

Level of archival description

Sub-series

Extent and Medium

  • 0.18 l.m. of textual records
  • 36 photographs
  • 9 printing plate(s)
  • 9 books

Scope and Content

File related to the theses and the research papers made by members for the Minimum Cost Housing Group about projects of low-cost housing and energy saving devices. The material in this file was produced between 1978 and 1988. The file contains textual records, predominantly copies of theses, a photograph related to one of the theses, and printing plates.

Reference Number

AP149.S2.SS1

Language of material

The documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.001
    • Title: Patterns of Space and Human Activity in an Unplanned Settlement
    • Dates of creation: 1988
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of the thesis "Patterns of Space and Human Activity in an Unplanned Settlement" by Valdo Pons and Wiltold Rybczynski for the Mininum Cost Housing Group about unplanned human settlement in Tanzania.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 book

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-011

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.002
    • Title: Users Making Choices: Water and Wastes Management in Small Nothern Communities
    • Dates of creation: 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of the thesis "Users Making Choices: Water and Wastes Management in Small Nothern Communities" by Mininum Cost Housing Group about water and wasters management in Big Trout Lake community, Ontario. Includes two versions: a stapled and a loose sheets versions.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 books

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-012

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.003
    • Title: Thesis "Physical Aspect of Sites & Services" by Vikram Bhatt
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Description:

    Group includes handwritten notes of Vikram Bhatt, drawings used in the publication and final spiral bound version of the thesis.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,03 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-015-052

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.004
    • Title: Production of visual material for the thesis "Physical Aspect of Sites & Services" by Vikram Bhatt
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Description:

    Group contains various version of plans and drawings for the thesis publication.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-001

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.005
    • Title: Correspondence related to the production of the research paper "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses Through the Use of Retractable Insulation"
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-002

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.006
    • Title: Research financing for the publication "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses Through the Use of Retractable Insulation"
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-003

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.007
    • Title: Financing for the publication "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses Through the Use of Retractable Insulation"
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Description:

    Group also includes a proof version of the publication.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,02 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-004

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.008
    • Title: Dummy for the publication "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses Through the Use of Retractable Insulation"
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-005

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.009
    • Title: Research for the publication "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses Through the Use of Retractable Insulation"
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-006

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.010
    • Title: Research for the publication "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses Through the Use of Retractable Insulation"
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-007

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.011
    • Title: Grant application for the research for the publication "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses Through the Use of Retractable Insulation"
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-008

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.012
    • Title: Text on the research project on retractable insulation for greenhouses
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-009

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.013
    • Title: Research paper "A Low Cost Garbage Bag Solar Water Heater"
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-010

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.014
    • Title: Report on the Big Trout Lake Sewage System Environmental Assessment
    • Dates of creation: 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,02 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-013

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.015
    • Title: Planning and reports on the Big Trout Lake Sewage System Environmental Assessment
    • Dates of creation: 1978-1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)
    • Witold Rybczynski (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,02 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-014 à 15

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.016
    • Title: Thesis "The User and the House Building Process"
    • Dates of creation: 1970s
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-016

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.017
    • Title: Thesis "Site, Services, Supports Variations Possible in Low-Rise, Medium to High Density Housing"
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 book

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-017

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.018
    • Title: Various research papers by Vikram Bhatt
    • Dates of creation: 1981-1986
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-018

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.019
    • Title: Research notebook on energy conservation in buildings
    • Dates of creation: 1970s
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 textual record

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-016-019

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S2.SS1.020
    • Title: Photographs of the research project on retractable insulation for greenhouses
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 35 photographs

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-008-012

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273146
    • Title: The Use of Atomization for Washing and Showering to Conserve Water
    • Dates of creation: July 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Alexander B. Morse (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of the thesis "The Use of Atomization for Washing and Showering to Conserver Water" by Alexander B. Morse for the Mininum Cost Housing Group about devices for saving water.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • theses

    Physical Description:

    - Bound (stapled) volume of 59 pages.

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-004-03

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273147
    • Title: Steel Reinforced Sulphur Concrete
    • Dates of creation: May 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of two copies of the thesis "Steel Reinforced Sulphur Concrete" by Margarita Alsina and V.S. Nataraj for the Minimum Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Bound volume of electrophotographic print on paper

    Dimensions:

    book: 28 × 21,6 × 0,3 cm (11 × 8 1/2 × 1/8 in.)

    Document Type:

    • theses

    Physical Description:

    - Bound (stapled) volume of 11 pages.

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-004-04

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273148
    • Title: Low Cost Thermal Curtains for Passive Solar Energy Applications
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Witold Rybczynski (author)
    • Vikram Bhatt (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of some sheet of the dummy for the thesis "Low Cost Thermal Curtains for Passive Solar Energy Applications" by Witold Rybcynski and Vikram Bhatt for the Minimum Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Electrophotographic print on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10,2 × 13,2 cm (4 × 5 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 27,8 × 21,9 cm (10 15/16 × 8 5/8 in.)

    Document Type:

    • dummy (printed matter)
    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • The complete dummy for the thesis "Low Cost Thermal Curtains for Passive Solar Energy Applications" catalogued as ARCH273149.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-05

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273149
    • Title: Low Cost Thermal Curtains for Passive Solar Energy Applications
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Witold Rybczynski (author)
    • Vikram Bhatt (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists a dummy of the thesis "Low Cost Thermal Curtains for Passive Solar Energy Applications" by Witold Rybcynski and Vikram Bhatt for the Minimum Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper; typescript on paper mounted on paper; gelatin silver print on paper mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • dummy (printed matter)
    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • An incompleted version of the dummy for the thesis "Low Cost Thermal Curtains for Passive Solar Energy Applications" is catalogued as ARCH273148.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-06

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273150
    • Title: Energy Conservation in Greenhouses through the Use of Retractable Insulation
    • Dates of creation: July 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Witold Rybczynski (author)
    • Vikram Bhatt (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of a dummy and the final thesis "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses through the Use of Retractable Insulation" by Witold Rybczynski and Vikram Bhatt for the Minimum Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Electrophotographic print on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • dummy (printed matter)
    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • The printing plates of this thesis are catalogued as ARCH273558.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-07

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273152
    • Title: Double-Vault Composting Toilet: A-State-of-the-Art Review
    • Dates of creation: December 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Witold Rybczynski (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of the thesis "Double-Vault Composting Toilet: A-State-of-the-Art Review" by Witold Rybczynski for the Minimun Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Electrophotographic print on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20,3 × 22,4 cm (8 × 8 13/16 in.)

    Document Type:

    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • A dummy of this thesis is catalogued as ARCH273153.
    • Another copy of this thesis is catalogued as ARCH273154.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-08

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273153
    • Title: Double-Vault Composting Toilet: A-State-of-the-Art Review
    • Dates of creation: December 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Witold Rybczynski (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of a dummy for the thesis "Double-Vault Composting Toilet: A-State-of-the-Art Review" by Witold Rybczynski for the Minimun Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Electrophotographic print on paper; ink and transfer type on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • dummy (printed matter)
    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • Final copies of this thesis are catalogued as ARCH273152 and ARCH273153.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-09

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273154
    • Title: Copies of theses
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Witold Rybczynski (author)
    • Vikram Bhatt (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of a copy of the thesis "Double-Vault Composting Toilet: A-State-of-the-Art Review" by Witold Rybczynski and the thesis "A Low Cost Garbage Bag Solar Water Heater" by Vikram Bhatt and V.S. Nataraj for the Minimun Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Electrophotographic print on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • Another copy of the thesis "Double-Vault Composting Toilet: A-State-of-the-Art Review" by Witold Rybczynski is catalogued as ARCH273152.
    • A dummy of the thesis "Double-Vault Composting Toilet: A-State-of-the-Art Review" by Witold Rybczynski is catalogued as ARCH272153.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-10

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273155
    • Title: Servicing Options for African Low-cost Housing
    • Dates of creation: April 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of a dummy for the thesis "Servicing Options for African Low-Cost Housing" by Mahendra Shah about an investigation for specific options for Lusaka, in Zambia.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on drafting film with ink

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,05 l.m. box: 29,5 × 22,5 × 0,6 cm (11 5/8 × 8 7/8 × 1/4 in.)

    Document Type:

    • dummy (printed matter)
    • theses

    Physical Description:

    - Stored in a cardboard box.

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • A final version (originals) of this dummy is catalogued as ARCH273156.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-11

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273156
    • Title: Servicing Options for African Low-cost Housing
    • Dates of creation: April 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of the originals of the thesis "Servicing Options for African Low-Cost Housing" by Mahendra Shah about an investigation for specific options for Lusaka, in Zambia.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on paper with typescript; electrophotographic print on paper mounted paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • A dummy of this thesis is catalogued as ARCH273155.

    Folder Number:

    149-004-12

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273157
    • Title: Sites, Services and Supports (S/S/S)
    • Dates of creation: January 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of originals for the thesis "Sites, Services and Supports (S/S/S)" by Sigrid Diehl, Avi Friedman, Alexander Guth, Philip Z. Iyortyer et Zvi Resheff about sites, services and supports for low-cost housing.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-004-13

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273158
    • Title: The User and the House Building Process
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Vikram Bhatt (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of the originals of the thesis "The User and the House Building Process" by Vikram Bhatt.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted paper with typescript; electrophotographic print on paper mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • theses

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-004-14

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273558
    • Title: Aluminium offset plates for the Minimum Cost Housing Group's theses and research papers publications offset printing
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • Form: works of art
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of aluminium offset plates for the Minimum Cost Housing Group's theses and research papers publications offset printing, including for the thesis "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses through the Use of Retractable Insulation" by Witold Rybczynski and Vikram Bhatt, and a plate for the research papers series covers.

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 printing plate(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on aluminium sheet

    Dimensions:

    plate (smallest): 39,2 × 25,2 cm plate (largest): 46 × 28,1 cm

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • Final and published version of the thesis "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses through the Use of Retractable Insulation" by Witold Rybczynski and Vikram Bhatt, is catalogued as ARCH273150.

    Folder Number:

    149-008-05

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273339
    • Title: View on a retractable curtain for greenhouse
    • Dates of creation: 1980 or before
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Unknown (photographer)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Photograph for the thesis "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses through the Use of Retractable Insulation" by Witold Rybczynski and Vikram Bhatt for the Minimum Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 28,1 × 21,9 cm (11 1/16 × 8 5/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • A copy of the thesis "Energy Conservation in Greenhouses through the Use of Retractable Insulation" is catalogued as ARCH273150.

    Folder Number:

    149-005-27

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