double-pitched

double-pitched

Having a pitch in two directions, as a gambrel roof.
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Soane was fascinated by its Rousseau-esque teaching, which makes a primitive hut on its four posts covered with a double-pitched roof, the all-but-natural and most primitive human response to the severities of any climate and a remedy for the frailty of our bodies.
The Coprisystem range of canopies are available in widths from 4.5 m to 24 m and heights of 4.3m or 5m, with mono or double-pitched roofs.
There's lots of bare brick and a double-pitched, partly-glazed roof (which may make it very hot when summer eventually arrives).
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The design features a double-pitched roof and flared lower caves that extend beyond the front and rear walls to form deep overhangs.
The contractor first installed the substructure assembly to create the 1:12 slope for the double-pitched condition of the replacement roof.
The structure was of poteaux-sur-sole style construction, characterized by upright posts driven into the earth and chinked with clay, with a double-pitched, hipped roof, and a surrounding balcony.
The existing double-pitched roof was in very poor condition and had acted merely as a hat for industrial functions.