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Roof types

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Types of roof

   
Enclosed flat roof  Eaved flat roof  Mono-pitch roof
   
Lean-to roof  Butterfly/V roof  Clerestory roof
   
Saw-tooth roof  Gable/saddle roof  Hipped roof
   
Pyramid/pavilion roof  Jerkin head/hip gable roof  Gambrel/Dutch hip roof
   
Helm roof  Mansard roof  Monitor roof

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 38.

Note that in America (and on Wikipedia) a Mansard roof is called a Gambrel

Thatch roof

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 40.

Slate roof

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 41.

Corrugated iron roof

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 42.

Corrugated iron roof cont.

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 43.

Tiled roof

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 44.

Tiled roof cont.

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 45.



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