51,105 flat roof Exterior Design Photos

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Harmony Hill exterior
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Myth: Flat Roofs Are Flat Anytime architects speak about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some
water to the drains and is layered above the roof framing. This has the added benefit of further insulating the roof.
Myth: Flat Roofs Are Flat Anytime architects speak about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some built-in pitch, usually a minimum
about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some built-in pitch, usually a minimum of ¼ inch per foot, for it to shed water. There are essentially two ways of shedding the water that accumulates on flat roofs. The simplest is to pitch the roof to a scupper
“upstairs room” — Res Valencia
Pearson Design Group
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Mountain Modern
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How does the roof cope with the snow load? In my mind, flat roofs and a lot of snow are not a good combination.
The roofs on this particular house were engineered above and beyond the calculated snow load for the area. With flat roofs water shed is also a main concern, and needs to be designed accordingly to ensure the roof will not leak.
nearly flat roof, but I prefer overhangs. R-1 per inch for snow? nice.
Pearson Design Group The roofs on this particular house were engineered above and beyond the calculated snow load for the area. With flat roofs water shed is also a main concern, and needs to be designed accordingly to ensure the roof will not leak. May 28, 2013 at 8:07am Like
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“clean and low” — Pam D.
Pearson Design Group
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Mountain Modern
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Flat roof insulation for summer months?
FREAKIN BEAUTIFUL. Flat roof is snow...they say it's not that big of a deal...hmmm.
Has the flat roof look with a small pitched slope
The wood and stone are a great pair. The flat roof and full-sized windows are
Myth: Flat Roofs Can’t Possibly Support All the Extra Weight A totally valid concern, but rest assured, your architect and engineer have this in mind when designing the roof structure. Certainly
The glass windows and the roofing. Basic & simple.
Myth: Flat Roofs Can’t Possibly Support All the Extra WeightA totally valid concern, but rest assured, your architect and engineer have this in mind when designing the roof structure. Certainly, the weight of snow can add up, but your home must support a variety of loads: wind, seismic, building weight
“Flat roof design” — chemainus
Shelley Gardea
Spanish Bungalow
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Are the tiles on the roof decorative?
That is, are they just along the roofline, or is it a proper tiled roof? (Wondering because we have a similar vintage house with a flat roof, and are thinking of how we might add a little more interest to the gas
Flat roof, adobe, porch-wide & shallow steps
Light brown/tan/ beige stucco with orange tile roof line
spanish roof titles and walls are stucco
Made of stucco and tile roof. Not very colorful.
and brick accents of the larger homes. Flat roofs were more common in Spanish bungalows and were influenced by simple colonial homes. Unlike the builders of the elaborate mission churches, colonial settlers had fewer resources, so their homes often had flat roofs, mud plaster walls and vigas (wooden beams)
“simply love the look” — veralauretta
Vanguard Studio Inc.
2 Reviews
13229 Villa Montana
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Interesting use of stone for flat roof home
Flat Roof Design Ideas | General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS)
Favorite exterior flat roof house
levels of flat roofs
roof line...flat roof house...Flat roof...flat roof
“Roof” — pomwnr
Hanrahan Meyers Architects
HMA | RESIDENCES
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Flat Roof Design Ideas | General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS)
Flat Roof Design Ideas: Calgary Flat Roofing
slope to allow for drainage. Flat roofs have trouble bearing the weight of snow, are supported by ceiling joists and have no rafters.
like this modern home with its flat roof
7. Flat Roof. This type of roof is obviously easy to identify! The benefits of a flat roof include that it's easier to construct, safer if you're going to stand on top of it and generally more accessible. The main drawback is that this type of roof requires
The flat, modernist roof keeps us anchored. Our spatial experience is all horizontal or Euclidean. It's as if the sky no longer matters.
“White” — rinagirly
Charles Rose Architects Inc.
Charles Rose Architects Inc.
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We are builing in VA near Lexington, and wonder about maintaining a flat roof
do flat roofs have to have copper solder? are they in general more expensive than traditionaly roofs?
flat room wood and stone
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Flat Roof Design Ideas: Calgary Flat Roofing
the flat roof. just attracted to the photo for some reason. i looks like they even have a deck up there.
This house rocks! Roof deck. Windows galore!
Flat roof design that uses metal roofing.
no visible roof penetrations gutter to front side drainng back?
“House” — oceankid
John Maniscalco Architecture
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Sugar Bowl Residence
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Looks like flat from the front but has a slope on the back to get the proper drainage.
Myth: Flat Roofs Are Maintenance NightmaresUnfortunately, to own a home is to take on maintenance, which comes in a variety of forms. A flat roof requires maintenance, much like any other roof. And a roof with drains requires more attention than one without
a backseat to a busy life. Clearing debris from drains and scuppers is of paramount importance on a flat roof, but it’s a straightforward task similar to gutter maintenance. A quick sweep of the roof and an inspection of the membrane for tears should be done when clearing the drains, and tears fixed
“Beth” — Shari Robertson
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