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The Legacy of the Sawtooth Roof, an Icon of Industrial Architecture

ArchDaily

Sawtooth roofs are an iconic architectural feature of industrial buildings A historic symbol of the industrial age, the sawtooth roof is a lasting legacy of architectural history. Although a functional invention born from necessity nearly 200 years ago, the iconic shape is enjoying a renaissance in many contemporary projects.

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House behind the Roof by Superhelix Pracownia Projektowa

Archinect

To ensure the privacy of the residents, the house is hidden from access road and northern neighbors behind the roof surface. This explains the name - House behind the Roof. The northern roof of the building is covered with succulents and photovoltaic cells were placed on a well-sunlit southern part.

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Foster + Partners begins construction on Cambodia airport under canopy roof

Archinect

The central mass contains all passenger processing, security and immigration, and retail elements under an overarching roof canopy that stretches from the drop-off to the airside. The roof canopy itself is comprised of a lightweight steel grid shell with a screen to filter daylight into the terminal space.

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Eight buildings with inverted-pitched roofs that resemble butterfly wings

Deezen

An angular English home extension and a timber-clad Guatemalan retreat feature in our roundup of buildings with butterfly roofs. Otherwise known as inverted-pitched roofs, the V-shaped structures take their name from the angled form of a butterfly's wings. Here are eight buildings with butterfly roofs from the Dezeen archive.

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Learning Landscapes under Roof Landscapes / Sehw Architektur

ArchDaily

Completed in 2023 in Essen, Germany. Images by Helin Bereket. Sehw Architektur’s latest project once again exemplifies the three pillars of Sehw’s architecture. The new timber building in the existing ensemble.

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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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Learning Landscapes under Roof Landscapes by Sehw Architektur

Archinect

The design of the new timber building on the existing school campus mediates between the existing and new buildings by continuing the gabled roofs of the post-war modernist style and transform. The newly created “learning village” with its four buildings in the centre of the city achieves just that.

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