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3XN and GXN offer insights into unique roof design behind Sydney Fish Market


Image credit: 3XN The building’s undulating roof is described by 3XN as “an integral aspect of the fish market’s iconic design” as well as being key to its overall sustainability strategy. When completed, the 700,000-square-foot building will be the largest fish market in the southern hemisphere.

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This double-curved roof house by Mecanoo is covered in slick multicolored tiles


Mecanoo has designed a distinctive residence with a striking double-curved roof and ceramic tile-covered façade in Schoorl, a village in northern Holland. Called Villa BW, it spans three floors, with an additional level within the hood of the roof. Image: Ossip van Duivenbode, courtesy Mecanoo.

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Eco-Friendly Roofing Materials

Aric Gitomer Architect

Every homeowner must replace their roof shingles at some point. Roofs are the “guardians” of your home. Their primary job to withstand harsh weather makes it necessary for you to select a high-quality roof for your home. Selecting the right kind of roof in the present could save you money in the long term. How to Proceed.

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Metal Roofing Vs. Standing Seam Roofing: Which Is Better?

Architecture Ideas

When it comes to roofing, the list of materials you can construct it out of may seem endless. Two popular options are metal roofing and standing seam roofing. This article compares metal roofing vs. standing seam roofing to help you determine which is better for your home or building. What Is Metal Roofing?

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Aleš Fiala blends Czech winery into landscape beneath curved green roof


A sweeping, grass-topped concrete roof creates an artificial hill to conceal the Gurdau Winery in the Czech Republic , which has been designed by local practice Aleš Fiala Studio. Where the sloping roof meets the ground, it blends with a series of winding concrete walls supporting planters around a paved patio.

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MVRDV completes stunning new green-roofed wholesale market in Taiwan


The firm’s second foray into the country, open-air Tainan Market features a publicly-accessible green roof, punctuated at one end by an office structure, that can be further adapted for agricultural use while providing users a stepped vista onto the market floor and surrounding landscape beyond.

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MVRDV completes wholesale market in Tainan with publicly accessible roof


The post MVRDV completes wholesale market in Tainan with publicly accessible roof appeared first on Åvontuura. The market not only serves as an important hub for Tainan’s food supply chain, but also as a destination for taking in views of the landscape.

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