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hip roof

[′hip ‚rüf]
(architecture)
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.
The style is a good one, though, so don't shy away from building a hip roof if you get a chance.
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.
Tenders are invited for project consists of work to replace the existing maintenance metal building roof panels, construct additional roof purlins and cross bracing over the existing maintenance area; construct new concrete masonry structure (cmu) around existing electrical building, including footings, slabs, beams, including doors, pre-stressed concrete roof deck, interior cmu walls, and hip roof; temporarily remove and relocate the existing hvac air condensing unit and air handling unit to facilitate building improvements.
Asphalt shingles cover the hip roof; metal gutters run around the perimeter of the post-and-beam structure.
Description: The project consists of work to replace the existing maintenance metal building roof panels, construct additional roof purlins and cross bracing over the existing maintenance area; Construct new concrete masonry structure (CMU) around existing electrical building, including footings, slabs, beams, including doors, pre-stressed concrete roof deck, interior CMU walls, and hip roof; temporarily remove and relocate the existing HVAC air condensing unit and air handling unit to facilitate building improvements.
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.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of the existing flat built-up roof systems and sloped metal roof systems with a new hip metal roof system, framing for the hip roof, roof insulation, and clerestory window replacement.
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.
Tenders are invited for Removal and in-kind replacement of the existing copper roof finish of the dome, hip roof, and parapet, preparation and installation of epdm liner to existing built-in gutters, removal and in-kind replacement of wood sheathing, sandstone repointing, sandstone patching, cast iron disassembly and reassembly, in-kind window replacement, painting, and limited epdm roof installation to the national register listed Cascade County Courthouse.
Supported on 8-foot 4-by-4 posts is a modified hip roof that looks almost unfinished.