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Rooftop architecture

Ed Melet

Rooftop architecture

building on an elevated surface.

by Ed Melet

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Published by NAi Publishers in Rotterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

General (US: Trade).

The Physical Object
Pagination208p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22156916M
ISBN 10905662363X

Here is my list of The 50 Best Architecture Books. People on the street level can never tell if there is something happening on in the roof. At the same time, the surrounding developments benefit from the High Line success story that attracts millions of tourists. Vaults and domes do not require a supporting framework directly below the vaulting because they are based on the principle of the archbut flat and gable roofs frequently require internal supports such as trusses or other bracing.

His proposal intended to address the traffic congestion problems of New York. This historic building also has a spectacular free rooftop view of Chicago and Grant Park from Curtis Hall on the 10th floor. This is why, in our opinion, the rail park is still not very successful at attracting many people. These Vinex housing estates were a financial success too. With the invention of brick and cut stone for building, the basic roof forms of the dome and vault appeared. With such complexity and clash of thoughts, how can we calibrate the right Urban Density?

Outer layer. Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In countries that use bamboo extensively, the flexibility of the material causes a distinctive curving line to the roof, characteristic of Oriental architecture. Consequentially, injecting a mixed-use functionality to the single-used parts of the city will lead to economic and social growth and more resiliency. Nonetheless, we previously stated that this attitude do not align with our vision in this thesis. Nevertheless, Akiko Busch argues that heavy equipment like elevator motor, water towers are actually stored on the roof which is supported by dunnage2, which redirects the loads into the structure.


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Two main types of roofs are flat roofs and sloping ones. Filled with saltwater, the rooftop pool is as refreshing as it is stylish. One group consists of a waterproof membrane or film that is applied as a liquid and that repels water by its utter impermeability after it has dried; the tar that is used to coat roofing felt is the prime example of this type.

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Roofs constructed of flat sections that are sloped are referred to as pitched roofs generally if the angle exceeds 10 degrees. This is probably one of the most challenging aspects of applying extra density. Page 74 Connection to the lower level: - Access to the High Line from the street level is easy with obvious stairs, ramps and elevators towers available within short distances to pedestrians.

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Therefore, the project does not take full advantage of the environmental qualities that roofs offer. Until the later 19th century, such supporting frameworks were made of wooden beams, sometimes in highly complicated systems.

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