The building is clad with Welsh limestone and Siberian larch under a natural copper inverted roof
and represents the culmination of 20 years of efforts by the RNLI to modernise their search and rescue capability at Llandudno.
| RNLI Llandudno lifeboat station (Infrastructure category) The building on the town's prom is clad with Welsh limestone and Siberian larch under a natural copper inverted roof
, and represents the culmination of 20 years' of efforts by the RNLI to modernise their search and rescue capability at Llandudno.
The building also has serious structural issues, such as an inverted roof
that collects rainwater and puts pressure on the ceilings.
"Together with our Bahrain partner Mmetco, we are very actively working with the Ministry of Housing in Bahrain to introduce our inverted roof
and basement waterproofing system for reducing energy consumption of existing buildings and the upcoming new housing projects in Bahrain.
The inverted roof
(designed for a future green roof) directs rainwater to sculptural concrete spillways.
For the newbies, PMR stands for "protected membrane roof" and IRMA stands for "inverted roof
membrane assembly." In these roofs the water control layer is (not always!
EPS and XPS are resistant to moisture; however, XPS is more common for below-grade waterproofing and roof systems where insulation is placed over the roof membrane (IRMA, or inverted roof
'If Wright moves in brick, I use transparent glass; if he makes a hipped roof, I use an inverted roof
The single-storey curved, mainly timber-constructed, building features an inverted roof
design to harvest rainwater to flush toilets, and solar panels to pre-heat the water supplied to the boiler system.
The deck of the 980-square-foot guesthouse has an inverted roof
that opens the porch to make it feel like part of the woods.
The stunning solution is "Eaglewing," a stretchable linear plan that turns standard roof trusses upside-down to form the houses' "wings." The inverted roof
framing leaves attic space for insulation and ducting, permits an inexpensive reflective flat roof, and puts volume in the living space where occupants can enjoy it.