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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 built-in
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 of ¼ inch per foot, for it to shed
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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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.
flat roof - modern mountain style 2
loads on flat roofs in my area coincides nicely with the amount of insulation I’m required to provide anyhow. So a 12-inch framing depth allows room for the right amount of insulation in the cavity. And whenever it snows, the flat roof supports an additional insulating blanket. The R-value, or resistance
“L shaped house” — abrahic
Shelley Gardea
Spanish Bungalow
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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 station-like lines of the house.)
spanish roof titles and walls are stucco
Made of stucco and tile roof. Not very colorful.
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) on the ceiling
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) on the ceilings. The Spanish
“My spanish colonial cottage.” — Georgia Aguila
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Pearson Design Group
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Mountain Modern
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Flat roof insulation for summer months?
The wood and stone are a great pair. The flat roof and full-sized windows are very modern touches
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 weight
The glass windows and the roofing. Basic & simple.
This is a good tutorial about flat roofs, and those roofs are frequently the primary (or only) practical way to shape the house. I like them
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
“window & roof” — Chris Pan
Vanguard Studio Inc.
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13229 Villa Montana
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rendering of a flat top house
Interesting use of stone for flat roof home
Flat Roof Design Ideas | General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS)
Favorite exterior flat roof house
Multiply levels of flat roofs
Flat roof...flat roof house...Roof edge...flat roof
“roof” — Susan Lynn
Hanrahan Meyers Architects
HMA | RESIDENCES
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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
flat roof is horizontal and has a minimum amount of slope to allow for drainage. Flat roofs have trouble bearing the weight of snow, are supported
Flat Roof Design Ideas: Calgary Flat Roofing
The flat, modernist roof keeps us anchored. Our spatial experience is all horizontal or Euclidean. It's as if the sky no longer matters.
“window” — Chris Pan
John Maniscalco Architecture
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Sugar Bowl Residence
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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. But, as I said earlier, proper design should
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 when noticed.
“win” — Chris Pan
Charles Rose Architects Inc.
Charles Rose Architects Inc.
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do flat roofs have to have copper solder? are they in general more expensive than traditionaly roofs?
This house rocks! Roof deck. Windows galore!
Flat roof design that uses metal roofing.
flat room wood and stone
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Flat Roof Design Ideas: Calgary Flat Roofing
Outdoor staircase to roof top deck
“imagine garage in front” — scilly1
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