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hip roof

[′hip ‚rüf]
A roof having four slopes; the two shorter ends are triangular.

hip roof

A roof which slopes upward from all four sides of a building, requiring a hip rafter at each corner.
See also: Roof

hipped roof, hip roof

A roof comprising adjacent flat surfaces that slope upward from all sides of the perimeter of the building, requiring a hip rafter along each intersection of the inclined surfaces; also see pyramidal roof.

hip roof, hipped roof

hip roof
A roof which slopes upward from all four sides of a building, requiring a hip rafter at each corner.
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The side angle in the hip roof design, affects mainly the south facing roof area.
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BE[micro]rdelstehfalzeindeckung for hip roof construction about 3 A / 5% from prefabricated aluminum panels with textured surface (profile type 400 x 65 mm) with insulation 2-ply, wooden structures to compensate for construction tolerances and canopy construction.
With glass in three walls, in two sides of its hip roof, and inclerestory windows beneath a raised section of roof, the 18-foot-square room has more glazing than energy codes allow.
Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) introduced a Hip Roof Kit for its line of RCS concrete shelters.
The new roof angles up from the joists: facing the street, the hip roof keeps the house from seeming too tall, but behind it dormers provide added headroom.
The 12-foot-square studio seems bigger because its ceiling rises all the way to the addition's hip roof.
Moved to improve traffic flow, the entry is now to one side of the living room, beneath a new hip roof that wraps around the front and one side of the former cabin.
Part of the ceiling in this remodeled Berkeley kitchen rises the full height of the hip roof, creating a dramatic light and ventilation shaft.
Barrel-vaulted dormers and a hip roof give this 22-foot-square family room addition the look and feel of an independent pavilion.
Four 4-by-4 posts rise from the sides of the stairwell to support (with help from the crossbeam system) a new hip roof capped by a skylit cupola.
Supported on 8-foot 4-by-4 posts is a modified hip roof that looks almost unfinished.