Removal of existing glazed pyramidal roof
and replace with minimal pitch roof.
The Tuckahoe marble facade and copper pyramidal roof
of the Home Life Insurance Company Building across Broadway from City Hall Park were much in need of repair, when an inspection project by Swanke Hayden Connell Architects grew into a restoration.
The project as designed includes a three-storey central core with a pyramidal roof
, and two two-storey wings.
You can't fail to be impressed by the ivy-covered facade of this building - with its many arched windows and pyramidal roof
, it really does inspire feelings of grandeur and as you make your way up the drive you feel as if you've been transported to another era.
of wood is not only thermal efficient, damp and leakage proof but also economical as compared to conventional roofing, he told elaborating the features of the low cost houses.
About 150 feet (45 meters) high and topped with a pyramidal roof
, it was aligned, like the Great Pyramid, to the cardinal directions, at the center of the cardinal street grid of ancient Halicarnassus.
The codes specified footprint and silhouette, limiting the house to a 9x9m plot and stipulating a regular pyramidal roof
. Bernhard took these as his starting point, building right up to the limit within a square floor plan, and working with the traditional pitched roof form.
With reference to a contemporary photograph of the house in elevation, in which the perspective flattens the pyramidal roof
form compressing its exposed, diagonal plywood boxed beams to read as deep horizontal fascias, Musgrave even re-casts (the image of) the house as a horizontally expressed 'pavilion of late modernity'.
It was like a huge and squat sentry-box: tall, square, two-storeyed, with a pyramidal roof
of corrugated iron.
It is a white stone faced, central three storey property with a pyramidal roof
With its singular pyramidal roof
, 14 Wall Street is widely recognized as one of the great towers that define the skyline of lower Manhattan.
Dating from around 1774, the church's distinctive pyramidal roof
indicates that it was built by the raskoIniki, or Old Believers who, following an Orthodox schism, fled north and established churches away from the Patriarch's authority in Moscow.