5,329 truss Home Design Photos

Doreen Le May Madden
15 Reviews
Cape Cod
curious as to whether the roof trusses as well as the support beams that crisscross the ceiling were pre-engineered and manufactured
variations of truss design, scissor trusses are just as strong as the more familiar versions.Learn the Language of Trusses in Design | Browse more truss photos
The Scissor TrussA scissor truss eliminates vertical and horizontal elements. It creates a more spacious feeling, because there's no horizontal
element defining a lower "virtual" ceiling line. How to use it: A scissor truss is appropriate when the ceiling pitch, or slope, isn't very steep. A shallow
pitch, like in this example, can still be quite spacious when a scissor truss is used to support the roof.
“True scissor truss. I like the planked top chord. Would need to be rigid insulation between planking” — efpish
DOWN to Earth Architects
House 7
feel of beams. If you don't have attractive beams to expose, try adding trusses for country style. If you rent, incorporate unfinished wood tones through
the open truss look...trussed ceiling...dark trusses with white ceiling...Exposed Truss Living Room...Truss accent lighting...Trusses with bolts...Exposed trusses dark wood...corner of truss...truss uplighting
“exposed roof trusses” — gooseno5
Caddis Architecture
Fraser Net Zero Project
what would otherwise be ... a scissor truss?) Thx
Do you have any info on the scissor trusses? They are so beautiful!
The design of the roof truss using the cables
to see a truss design that's simply just one basic type. Again, the trick is understand what each truss component does and design accordingly. Metal rods
Whether the truss starts as a king post, queen post, scissor or hammerbeam, it can end up being some kind of hybrid. In fact, these days it's rare to
tie rod, higher to open up the space, not unlike the struts in a scissor truss?
“Windows and wood oven” — helencathcart1944
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Alan Mascord Design Associates Inc
7 Reviews
True Residence
12ft wall, 15ft to the center of the bottom cord of the truss. The bottom cord has a 12ft radius too.
Like these trusses...Truss design...Open truss...Beautiful trusses :)...Ceiling Truss...Roof trusses...like the trusses
“curtains on big windows” — jwmuecke
Ashford Associates
4 Reviews
Ashford Associates
floor trusses run across to give the floor dimensional strength...i realize the strength of the floor trusses and also the actual vaulted truss has to
i saw this picture of the exposed blue trusses?
ive built houses before..rolled plenty of trusses..I am planning on a buy a home in the port angeles
Painted truss is a nice accent to tie the color scheme together in the room.
Vaulted, white ceiling with skylights and colorful, exposed trusses
Color great for the apartment, exposed trusses
ideabook on wood trusses. There I pointed out how the trusses are more graphical than literal or structural. This irony — how they look like trusses but don't
postmodern design shows a series of trusses painted green, easily standing out from the white surfaces. Here the trusses appear more as graphic devices than
“beams” — Unique
Charlie Barnett Associates
Woodside Residence
Different kind of exposed ceiling - different trusses. Natural wood trim (modest).
scissor trusses with boards running...Roof trusses 1...wood trusses...scissor truss w/ iron plate...solid timber scissors truss?...truss with nice hardware...Love the trusses....Truss framing...Scissor truss
“timber frame version...clean, timeless, spendier. Can be replicated in a less expensive way. This sa” — efpish
Robert Young Architects
Living Room
please tell me the specs on how the trusses were made?
exposed trusses in family room ...then lower the ceiling fans below the level of the trusses and maybe add some light fixtures hanging from the trusses?
joist is the horizontal beam of a truss; the rafters form the triangular peak. This open ceiling showcases typical truss construction.
UpAn important point to consider in truss design is that just about anything goes once you understand what each truss component's job is. A king post doesn't
One way of giving exposed wood trusses a modern flavor is to treat them in the same manner as the rest of the construction. This Lake House on Long Island
Island gives every surface — walls, floor, ceiling, trusses — a consistent whitewash. With this treatment, the large living space recalls a gallery, where
“Wall unit” — robinsq
Frederick + Frederick Architects
7 Reviews
Crosby Residence
The open truss system is gorgeous detail for the room!
The King Post Truss King post trusses are just
Interesting incorporation of trusses on an angled wall.
Before I describe the principle types of trusses, let's define what exactly a truss does.First, a truss withstands gravity and holds up the roof. That
prevent the aging effects of gravity.The King Post TrussKing post trusses are just about the most common truss type. They're so named because there's one post
Elements of a king post truss:Rafters: diagonal members that lie against and are parallel to the roofTie beam: at the bottom of the truss, spanning from wall
but it's the single most important criterion. The diagonal rafters of the truss do most of this gravity-defying work. But as gravity pushes down on the roof
“Trusses” — britt_oldroyd
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