stepped roof

stepped roof

A roof constructed of stones which are arranged in a stair-stepped fashion, diminishing toward the top in a peak.
See also: Roof
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Purists might not like the fact that a trademark Discovery feature for the previous four generations - its stepped roof - has gone, though a sloping element remains.
A rising belt-line and stepped roof accentuate the Discovery's curvaceous side profile thanks to enhanced wheel arches.
The model is streamlined with a stepped roof and a profile that provides more headroom for passengers seated in the third row.
The exterior gains full-length roof rails in a bright finish that emphasise the vehicle's trademark stepped roof design.
60 (10 flights of stairs) - Grating pump shaft - Grid final container hall - Grid degree with door filling room - Riffelblech doorstep - Stepped Roof rising - Railing pedestal crane - Frames for roof penetrations (Rectangular) - Frames for roof penetrations (approximately)
Finally, the lowest panel on this pillar has been cut, leaving only the stepped roof and the head and torso of a crowned figure with a star-shaped halo, as on the panels above.
There is a wide variety of angles, stepped roof overhangs, barrel shaped walls and quality artes.
And the Discovery's stepped roof allows for 'stadium' seating which means occupants of all three rows have a great view of the road ahead and lends the cabin a sociable, airy feeling.
Headroom is ample and the stepped roof features something called Command-View - a pair of skylights complete with sunshades over the second row of seats.
Ikea is boring, city arcade is a joke, but the flats going up opposite (the victoria buildings) look nice they're going to have stepped roof gardens and are going to be clad in aluminium I think.
The stepped roof and theatrestyle seating arrangement means passengers get a decent view of the road ahead whether they are in row one, two or three.
A stepped roof supported by a grid of concrete columns brought light into the classically deep industrial plan.

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