Architectural Research Quarterly


A model for research efforts: evolutionary not revolutionary

Michael J. Crosbiea1

a1 An architect and an Associate with Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (50 Washington Street, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854, USA) and an adjunct faculty member at the School of Architecture at Roger Williams University


The U.S. home builders and suppliers, funded by the Federal government, have developed new methods and technologies to improve the energy efficiency and reduce the cost of single-family housing. This report by Michael Crosbie, one of the researchers involved in the effort, reviews the work done so far and looks ahead to future collaborative efforts to advance this huge sector of the U.S. economy.