builders' shed style

Shed style

In American domestic architecture of the latter half of the 20th century, an architectural style characterized by its roof: usually two or more shed roofs, steeply sloped in different directions with no significant overhang; wall cladding that is vertical, horizontal, or sloped at an angle parallel to one of the major roof surfaces; a main doorway intentionally lacking in prominence.
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