The World’s Weirdest Roofs
In a house or building, the roof plays a lot of roles. At the upper part of a building, there is the roof. One of the roles of the roof is to protect the building occupants from biting flies such as mosquitoes, lousy weather and thieves. The primary materials used in roofing are concrete, wood, bricks and glass.
There are different roof designs. Roofing experts and engineers are always looking for new roofing ways. Although many of the roofs are unique, some of them are outstanding. Below are the roofs you need to see since they are weird.
The Torajan roof was designed by an outstanding engineer. The shape of this roof looks outstanding. The roof looks like a boat or a banana. The roof sinks at the middle and turns up at the edges. We can’t joke about the Torajan roof since it was built in cultural design. Click here to learn more about the Torajan roof.
Another creative roof you need to see is La Pedrera. La Pedrera is very famous because of its weirdness. The year 1906 is when this building was approved when the rich wanted big houses. La Pedrera roof was designed by Antoni Gaudi. The roof has too many windows and some figures which appear to be defending the building.
Another weird roof you need to see is the roof of California Academy of Sciences. On the roof, there are human-made hills and glass. There are a lot of plants and local animals which grow and live on this roof respectively. On the roof, there are some holes covered with glass which pass sunlight to a rainforest.
The other must-see weird roof is Leaf House in Brazil. The Leaf House is looks like a start with six-pointed sides. Shapes which resemble arrow leafs make the six-pointed sides. Since it is challenging to elaborate on how the Leaf House looks like, you need to visit Brazil and see it.
Acros roof which is in Japan is an outstanding roof in the world. On the roof of this attractive building, there are plants which grow on the roof stepped roof. The designer behind Acros was Ambasz, and the owner is Japanese Government. The Japanese government was reluctant in approving this building since the proposed site was a park but Ambasz increased the size of the park as this website states.
You also need to see Casa Batllo Gaudi roof to believe it exists. Antoni Gaudi is behind the creation of this roof. Casa Batllo Gaudi was supposed to be brought down buy Gaudi decided to make it better rather than destroying it as the page shows.