square roof

square roof

A roof where rafters on opposite sides of the ridge meet at a 90-degree angle; each side of the roof has a slope of 45 degrees.
See also: Roof

square roof

A roof in which the rafters on opposites sides of the roof ridge meet at an angle of 90 degrees; each side of the ridge has a pitch of 45 degrees with respect to the vertical.
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Additionally, ten thousand feet of the Columbus Square roof decks have been planted with water-retaining plants that require no irrigation or fertilizer.
It responds ingeniously to its triangular site by creating a building with a hexagonal base that rises to a square roof.
Have someone stand underneath the rear cross-member of the square roof attachment frame and push up the roof as far as they can.
Measure the distance from the roof to the top of the square roof attachment frame.
A MANUFACTURER of natural lighting solutions has launched a new square roof dome Sky Tunnel with the support of the Royal Bank of Scotland.
The tower's 22ft square roof terrace overlooks the West Wing's six acres of grounds and the golf course beyond.
A zoning variance, including a Union Square shadow impact study, also will be required for extension of its the Macy's Union Square roof line, which would add approximately 36,000 square-feet of new retail and office space and create a more unified exterior appearance for the buildings.