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A roof shape having only one sloping plane.

Shed Roof

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Another term for Shed Roof.

Lean-to Roof

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Another term for Shed Roof other than Lean-to Roof.

Pent Roof

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A roof having single slope on each side of a central ridge. Usually with a gable at one or both ends.

Gable Roof

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Another term for Gable Roof.

Pitch Roof

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Also, Hip and Valley Roof. A roof which slopes upward from all four sides of a building, requiring a hip rafter at each corner.

Hip Roof

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A hipped roof that usually has four to six sloping surfaces, terminating in a peak.

Pyramidal Roof

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A roof hipped equally on all sides, so as to have a pyramidal form; a pyramidal hipped roof.

Pavillion Roof

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A roof which has two pitches on each side; In Great Britain it is called a Mansard Roof.

Gambrel Roof

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Another term for Gambrel Roof.

Curb Roof

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Four sided Gambrel style hipped roof, has two slopes on each side with lower slope.

Mansard Roof

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A development of the Shed roof made into a series of lean-to roofs covering one building; This is commonly used in factories where extra light is required through the clerestory formed in the vertical portion of the roof.

Saw Tooth Roof

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A two-shed roof where the slopes meet at the center of the building.

Butterfly Roof

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A gable roof with partial hips at the end of the ridges.

Hipped Gable

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Another term for Hipped Gable Roof.

Jerkinhead Roof

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A semi-cylindrical roof covering a space similar to a barrel vault.

Barrel Roof

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A two-sided pitch roof curving gradually down from the ridge in the form of a Gothic Arch.

Rainbow Roof

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Another term for Rainbow Roof.

Whaleback Roof

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A hemispherical form of roof usually found in observatories.

Dome

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Is a steep roof of circular section that tapers uniformly from the circular base to a central point.

Conical Roof

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Another term for Conical Roof.

Spire

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A very strong membrane or fabric stretched to form as a roofing.

Tensile Membrane Roof

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A structure composed of a combination of members, usually in some triangular arrangement so as to constitute a rigid framework; A structural frame based on the geometric rigidity of the triangle.

Truss

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A principal member of a truss which extends from end to the other, primarily to resist bending.

Chord

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Any member which joins the top and bottom chords.

Web

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A vertical member extending from the apex of the inclined rafters to the tie beam between the rafters and the lower ends.

King Post

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A king post having shoulders and notches at its lower end to support the feet of struts.

Joggle Post

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A horizontal member which ties together and stiffens two opposite common rafters, usually at a point about halfway up the rafters.

Collar Beam

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Galvanized iron roofing used as a roof cover.

Corrugated GI Sheet

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Standard commercial width of a Corrugated GI Sheet.

0.80m