in architecture, structural engineering or building, a purlin or historically purline, purloyne, purling, perling is any longitudinal, horizontal, structural member in a roof except a type of framing with what is called a crown plate. in traditional timber framing there are three basic types of purlin: purlin plate, principal purlin, and common purlin.
a roof coating is a monolithic, fully adhered, fluid applied roofing membrane. many roof coatings are elastomeric, that is, they have elastic properties that allow them to stretch and return to their original shape without damage.. typical roof coating dry film thickness vary from paint film thickness plus or minus 0.075 mm 3 dry mils to more than 1 mm 40 dry mils .
gable ridged, dual-pitched, peaked, saddle, pack-saddle, saddleback, span roof : a simple roof design shaped like an inverted v. cross gabled: the result of joining two or more gabled roof sections together, forming a t or l shape for the simplest forms, or any number of more complex shapes.
fiddler on the roof was one of the most successful musicals of the 'golden age of musicals'. its original broadway production in 1964 was the first run of a musical in history to surpass the 3,000 performance mark. fiddler held the record for the longest-running broadway musical for almost 10 years until grease surpassed its run. the production was extraordinarily profitable and highly acclaimed.
reflective surfaces can deliver high solar reflectance the ability to reflect the visible, infrared and ultraviolet wavelengths of the sun, reducing heat transfer to the surface and high thermal emittance the ability to radiate absorbed, or non-reflected, solar energy . reflective surfaces are a form of geoengineering.. the most well-known type of reflective surface is the 'cool roof'.
a mansard or mansard roof also called a french roof or curb roof is a four-sided gambrel-style hip roof characterized by two slopes on each of its sides with the lower slope, punctured by dormer windows, at a steeper angle than the upper. the steep roof with windows creates an additional floor of habitable space a garret , and reduces the overall height of the roof for a given number of .
in russia, a loggia can be a recessed balcony on a residential apartment building. a loggia was added to the sydney opera house in 2006. at the archeological site of hagia triada on the greek island of crete, several loggias constructed around 1400 bc have been located and whose column bases still remain.
the slate roof is often considered the best type of roofing. a slate roof may last 75 to 150 years, and even longer. however, slate roofs are often expensive to install – in the usa, for example, a slate roof may have the same cost as the rest of the house.
western false front architecture or false front commercial architecture is a type of commercial architecture used in the old west of the united states.often used on two-story buildings, the style includes a vertical facade with a square top, often hiding a gable roof.. the goal for the architecture is to project an image of stability and success, while in fact a business owner may not have .
a metal roof is a roofing system made from metal pieces or tiles characterized by its high resistance, impermeability and longevity. it is a component of the building envelope. zinc, copper and steel alloys are commonly used.
domestic roof construction is the framing and roof covering which is found on most detached houses in cold and temperate climates.such roofs are built with mostly timber, take a number of different shapes, and are covered with a variety of materials
the most common current wing design is the cantilever. a single large beam, called the main spar , runs through the wing, typically nearer the leading edge at about 25 percent of the total chord .
deck on roof of hotel in new york high-rise commercial and residential buildings with rooftop decks often utilize urban landscaping techniques to create 'green spaces' or 'sky parks'. with this trend in outdoor living increasing, many landscape architecture firms are specialized in the design, construction and maintenance of these spaces.
one of the leading causes of waterproof deck system failures is the movement of underlying substrates plywood that cause too much stress on the membranes resulting in a failure of the system. while beyond the scope of this reference document, waterproofing of decks and balconies is a complex of many complimentary elements. these include the .
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shadetree retractable-roof pergolas can provide the best of both worlds in outdoor living -- sunshine when you want it and shade when you don& 039;t. by creating a space that feels like an
colorful architecture in new orleans, both old and new. the buildings and architecture of new orleans are reflective of its history and multicultural heritage, from creole cottages to historic mansions on st. charles avenue, from the balconies of the french quarter to an egyptian revival u.s. customs building and a rare example of a moorish revival church.