Roof styles

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cone roof
Onion dome roof
Domed roof
Ogee roof:
Bochka roof
Helm roof
Pyatthat roof
Tented roof
Bell-cast roof
Hidden roof
Butterfly roof
Dutch Colonial roof
Gambrel roof
Mansard roof
Outshot roof
Catslide roof
Saltbox roof
Karahafu roof
Dutch gable roof
Gablet roof
Cross gabled roof
Saddleback roof
Gable roof
Pyramid roof
Cross hipped roof

cone roof

1 This style has a circular plan and rises to terminate in a point, forming a cone shape. It would go well with a cottage style or vintage home

conical roof or cone roof

1 This style has a circular plan and rises to terminate in a point, forming a cone shape. It would go well with a cottage style or vintage home

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World's Most Historic Villages You Can Still Live In | Architectural Digest

If you're tired of the noise and crowds in major cities such as Los Angeles and New York, maybe you should consider the whimsical charms of these historic villages

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A New Architectural Vernacular

Historically, house plans were guided by a handful of traditional archetypes. Today, more contemporary features – such as an open floor plan – may take top billing, but understanding the Island’s architectural heritage can help in designing a new structure at ease in its surroundings.

Onion dome roof

1 This roof style has a bulbous, domelike roof ending in a sharp point. It is seen on Russian churches or within Indian cultural buildings.

1 This roof style has a bulbous, domelike roof ending in a sharp point. It is seen on Russian churches or within Indian cultural buildings.

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13 Largest Historic Houses in USA

I found myself wondering the other night what are the largest historic homes in the US (still standing by square feet). After a bit of read...

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onion dome roof

Domed roof

1 This style has a roof or vault having a circular base. It would go well with a Tudor style home

Penn's Woods Photography

1 This style has a roof or vault having a circular base. It would go well with a Tudor style home

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Dome Roof Gazebo| Gazebo Depot

Our beautifully handcrafted Amish built Vinyl Dome Gazebo will add elegance and visual appeal to any yard. This style Gazebo is built w/ Vinyl material and an Asphalt Shingle Roof w/ a T&G underlay. Your choice of available colors. View color chart under roof covering tab.

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Orangeries and Conservatories Gallery

View a collection of orangery images Vale Garden Houses have designed and manufactured for our clients. Showcasing both interior and exterior views to give a true understanding of the attention to detail in each and every one of our structures.

Ogee roof:

1 This style is a curved like an S, consisting of two arcs that curve in opposite senses, so that the ends are parallel. It is seen in Russian architecture

Queen Anne

PERIOD OF POPULARITY: 1880’s – 1900 (1905 in the West). IDENTIFYING FEATURES: Steeply pitched, irregular roof shapes; dominant, front-facing gable; patterned shingles, bay windows, pict…

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Pergola with ogee roofed towers by English Garden Carpentry

English Garden Carpentry - garden structures

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Roof Shapes

Bochka roof

1 The bochka roof style has has the form of a half-cylinder with an elevated and pointed upper part. It is used a lot in Russian architecture and has characteristics that resemble a kokoshnik.

Sacred Spaces: The Cathedral of St. Sophia - Gallery Byzantium

This week, we're continuing our Sacred Spaces blog series with a visit to Novgorod (Russia) and the St. Sophia Cathedral.

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Helm roof

1 This roof style is a 4-faced steeply pitched roof rising to a point from a base of four gables. It is seen on mostly older churches or English style buildings.

helm roof rhenish helm

1 This roof style is a 4-faced steeply pitched roof rising to a point from a base of four gables. It is seen on mostly older churches or English style buildings.

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Rhenish helm

Pyatthat roof

1 This style is a multistaged roof with an odd number of tiers. It's usually seen in the buddhist culture or zen style buildings.

Shwemawdaw Pagoda Bago - Tallest pagoda in Burma

With a height of 114 meters the Shwemawdaw is the tallest pagoda in Burma. According to legend, the pagoda was built over a thousand years ago by Mon people to enshrine two hair strands of the Buddha.

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Tented roof

1  This style is a type of polygonal hipped roof with steeply pitched slopes rising to a peak. It would go well with a minimalist style

1 This style is a type of polygonal hipped roof with steeply pitched slopes rising to a peak. It would go well with a minimalist style

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Shapeshifting Tent House blurs the line between indoor and outdoor spaces

A tent house in a rainforest clearing in Australia easily transitions from indoor to outdoor space.

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Bell-cast roof

1 This style resembles a bell with it's eaves or walls is bell-cast, sprocketed or flared eaves, the roof flairs upward resembling the common shape of the bottom of a bell. Would go with a Nautical style

bellcast roof

1 This style resembles a bell with it's eaves or walls is bell-cast, sprocketed or flared eaves, the roof flairs upward resembling the common shape of the bottom of a bell. Would go with a Nautical style

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Hidden roof

1 This style is a type of roof widely used in Japan both at Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. It is composed of a true roof above and a second roof beneath, permitting an outer roof of steep pitch to have eaves of shallow pitch. Would go well with Japanese or Asian style

Todaiji Buddhist Temple, Nara, Japan

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hidden roof

Butterfly roof

1 This roof is characterised by an inversion of a standard roof form, with two roof surfaces sloping down from opposing edges to a valley near the middle of the roof. It would go great with mid century modern, modern, or mountain modern

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butterfly roof

Dutch Colonial roof

1 This roof style has characteristics like curved eaves along the length of the house. It would go well with a dutch colonial style home.

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Improve Curb Appeal - Before & After photos

Learn to improve curb appeal of your old house. Before and After photos show historic restoration to improve curb appeal with our services.Avoid mistakes.

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Gambrel roof

1 This is a roof with two sides, each of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one. It goes well with a cottage

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The Luxury of Timeless Style - AH&L

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Mansard roof

1 This style is a roof that has four sloping sides, each of which becomes steeper halfway down. It would go great with a victorian style home.

1 This style is a roof that has four sloping sides, each of which becomes steeper halfway down. It would go great with a victorian style home.

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Seven Unique Roof Styles You May Not Know About - Modernize

When my family and I were building our home, we had three different elevation choices, each with a different roof design. I didn’t think much about how much the style of our roof would change not only the look of our home, but its function and efficiency, too. To be honest, sometimes I wish I would have made a different choice.… Read more

Outshot roof

1 This style is very similar to the cat slide, it is  a pitched extension of a main roof similar to a lean-to but an extension of the upper roof. It would go great with a dutch colonial style home

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Oakenden Farmhouse, Chiddingstone Hoath © Mark Collins cc-by-sa/2.0

TQ5042 :: Oakenden Farmhouse, Chiddingstone Hoath, 3 km from Penshurst, Kent, Great Britain by Mark Collins

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5 Things That Are HOT On Pinterest This Week

Here's a look at what's been trending on the Contemporist Pinterest boards in architecture, interior design and product design this week.

Catslide roof

1 This style is a roof that continues down below the main eaves height and allows you to have a greater depth of building without increasing your ridge height. It would go great with a French country home.

By the C by the sea | Darryle Pollack

Answer to the most frequently asked question around here: No, Clint Eastwood is no longer the mayor; but he’s still Carmel’s most famous citizen. Among other local oddities like no streetlights, no high heels and no eating ice cream on the street ( NOT urban legends but actual city ordinances) my biggest surprise 15 years …

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cat slide roof

Saltbox roof

1  pitched roof that slopes down to the back, generally a wooden frame house. A saltbox has just one story in the back and two stories in the front. It goes well with a New England style home or Tudor.

History of Saltbox Style Homes | House Plans and More

1 pitched roof that slopes down to the back, generally a wooden frame house. A saltbox has just one story in the back and two stories in the front. It goes well with a New England style home or Tudor.

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Karahafu roof

1  This roof style is traditional and common within the  Japanese culture. It is curved at the top and is a symbol of both religious and secular architecture. It would go great with the Japanese style or even Zen

Japanese Traditional Architecture, Chidorihafu and Karahafu

Preparing to visit Japan, several friends passionate by architecture asked me about about places to see the traditional Japanese architecture. The...

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Dutch gable roof

1  This style is similar to the gablet roof and has the benefits of both the gable and the hip roof while adding additional architectural interest. It is seen on farm houses.

What You Need To Know When Repairing Your Roof - Roofing Design Guide

If you are a homeowner, one of your biggest concerns is probably your roof. After all, a problem with the roof is a problem that you are going to have to deal with right away. To ensure that your roof is always in good condition, you are going to have ...

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Gablet roof

1 This roof style is a roof with a small gable at the top of a hip roof. It goes great with a rustic style home

The Cozy Michigan Timber Frame House

Other timber frame houses do not compare to this award-winning Michigan family home they can comfortably sink right into.

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Plan 15651GE: Award-Winning Gable Roof Masterpiece

A true mountain craftsman facade, this home plan features ornate gabled peaks, various roof pitches and a decorative single dormer.Promoting open living spaces inside and two covered porches plus a sweeping deck, this house plan captures the essence of what it means to embrace the great outdoors.Upon entry into the home, a 16' vaulted foyer and adjacent dining room (12' ceiling) immediately greet guests. With a built-in fireplace and a 20' vaulted ceiling, the lodge room features a wall of…

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5 Things That Are HOT On Pinterest This Week

Here's a look at what's been trending on the Contemporist Pinterest boards in architecture, interior design and product design this week.

Cross gabled roof

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The Pros & Cons of Flat vs. Pitched Roofing

The Pros & Cons of Flat vs. Pitched Roofing. If you are planning to add a new roof to your home or shed, be sure to consider all the available options. Pitched roofs come in a variety of styles, such as gable, cross gable and hipped, all of which are sloped to different degrees. Flat roofs have no slope, and are ...

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Seven Unique Roof Styles You May Not Know About - Modernize

When my family and I were building our home, we had three different elevation choices, each with a different roof design. I didn’t think much about how much the style of our roof would change not only the look of our home, but its function and efficiency, too. To be honest, sometimes I wish I would have made a different choice.… Read more

1 This roof has two sloping sides that come together at a ridge, creating end walls with a triangular extension. They're usually used for cabins or farm homes/ barns

Cross Gable — Collin Beggs Design Build Timber Framing

A design build firm dedicated to timber framing and specializing in general contracting for houses, barns and small craft structures

Saddleback roof

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20 Examples of Homes with Gambrel Roofs (Photo Examples)

Terrific photo gallery featuring 20 homes with Gambrel roofs. Diverse collection so you can see many gambrel roof options.

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20 Examples of Homes with Gambrel Roofs (Photo Examples)

Terrific photo gallery featuring 20 homes with Gambrel roofs. Diverse collection so you can see many gambrel roof options.

1  This roof style is usually on a tower, with a ridge and two sloping sides. It goes with a cottage style or dutch colonial

Prefab Garages & Modular Garage Builder

1 This roof style is usually on a tower, with a ridge and two sloping sides. It goes with a cottage style or dutch colonial

Gable roof

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1  This is a roof with two sloping sides and a gable at each end. It goes great on a classic style home

5 Things That Are HOT On Pinterest This Week

1 This is a roof with two sloping sides and a gable at each end. It goes great on a classic style home

Pyramid roof

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Sellwood's Boom Era houses: Four-Square, Hip-Roof Bungalow, Pyramid, Porch-Gable (photos)

In his series on everyday common houses, architectural historian Thomas Hubka writes that four Sellwood houses best represent Portland's first major Boom Era of house building following the Lewis and Clark Exposition of 1905: the Four-Square, the Hip-Roof Bungalow, the Pyramid and the Porch-Gable.

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Photo Gallery of Quality Amish Built Sheds | Lapp Structures

Shop for quality, Amish built sheds, garages, poolhouses, animal structures, and more. Built in Lancaster County, delievered right to your own backyard.

1 This style is a variation of a hip roof. In a pyramid roof, all the sides slope downwards towards the wall and they may have three or more rectangular faces. It goes great on tiny houses

House in Wexford by GKMP Architects features pyramid roof

Dublin studio GKMP Architects added a pyramid-shaped roof to this compact house in rural Ireland to create some taller rooms inside

Cross hipped roof

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Ranch Home Porches Add Appeal and Comfort

Ranch home porches add both curb appeal and functionality to these popular home designs. See all of your options for designing your front porch on your ranch home. Explore ranch home designs with porches where it's new constuction or remodeling - you will be delighted with all of your ranch porch options.

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1  This style is similar to the hipped roof but it has two hip sections that are perpendicular with one another. This style goes great with a vintage structure

What is a Cross Hipped Roof? (for screened porch addition onto existing hipped roof ranch) | For the Home | Pinterest | Hip roof, Porch addition and Porch

1 This style is similar to the hipped roof but it has two hip sections that are perpendicular with one another. This style goes great with a vintage structure

1 This style has a circular plan and rises to terminate in a point, forming a cone shape. It would go well with a cottage style or vintage home

conical roof or cone roof

1 This style has a circular plan and rises to terminate in a point, forming a cone shape. It would go well with a cottage style or vintage home

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World's Most Historic Villages You Can Still Live In | Architectural Digest

If you're tired of the noise and crowds in major cities such as Los Angeles and New York, maybe you should consider the whimsical charms of these historic villages

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A New Architectural Vernacular

Historically, house plans were guided by a handful of traditional archetypes. Today, more contemporary features – such as an open floor plan – may take top billing, but understanding the Island’s architectural heritage can help in designing a new structure at ease in its surroundings.

1 This roof style has a bulbous, domelike roof ending in a sharp point. It is seen on Russian churches or within Indian cultural buildings.

1 This roof style has a bulbous, domelike roof ending in a sharp point. It is seen on Russian churches or within Indian cultural buildings.

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13 Largest Historic Houses in USA

I found myself wondering the other night what are the largest historic homes in the US (still standing by square feet). After a bit of read...

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onion dome roof

1 This style has a roof or vault having a circular base. It would go well with a Tudor style home

Penn's Woods Photography

1 This style has a roof or vault having a circular base. It would go well with a Tudor style home

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Dome Roof Gazebo| Gazebo Depot

Our beautifully handcrafted Amish built Vinyl Dome Gazebo will add elegance and visual appeal to any yard. This style Gazebo is built w/ Vinyl material and an Asphalt Shingle Roof w/ a T&G underlay. Your choice of available colors. View color chart under roof covering tab.

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Orangeries and Conservatories Gallery

View a collection of orangery images Vale Garden Houses have designed and manufactured for our clients. Showcasing both interior and exterior views to give a true understanding of the attention to detail in each and every one of our structures.

1 This style is a curved like an S, consisting of two arcs that curve in opposite senses, so that the ends are parallel. It is seen in Russian architecture

Queen Anne

PERIOD OF POPULARITY: 1880’s – 1900 (1905 in the West). IDENTIFYING FEATURES: Steeply pitched, irregular roof shapes; dominant, front-facing gable; patterned shingles, bay windows, pict…

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Pergola with ogee roofed towers by English Garden Carpentry

English Garden Carpentry - garden structures

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Roof Shapes

1 The bochka roof style has has the form of a half-cylinder with an elevated and pointed upper part. It is used a lot in Russian architecture and has characteristics that resemble a kokoshnik.

Sacred Spaces: The Cathedral of St. Sophia - Gallery Byzantium

This week, we're continuing our Sacred Spaces blog series with a visit to Novgorod (Russia) and the St. Sophia Cathedral.

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1 This roof style is a 4-faced steeply pitched roof rising to a point from a base of four gables. It is seen on mostly older churches or English style buildings.

helm roof rhenish helm

1 This roof style is a 4-faced steeply pitched roof rising to a point from a base of four gables. It is seen on mostly older churches or English style buildings.