A collection of roofs from around the world.
A straw hat rests on a stack of unusual red roof tiles, shaped like the pickets on a picket fence. (Temple in Bangkok, Thailand.)The way these tiles look when layered on the roof of the temple.Yellow roof tiles on the Royal Palace in Hue, Vietnam.The traditional rooflines of Dutch houses translate just as well in wood as in the more typical brick (Edam, Holland).Tiled roofs in Segovia, Spain.
Slate roof in a mountain village in Portugal. A slate roof top overgrown with green vines and a stone cross in Kinsale, Ireland. Someone told me that the best thing about slate roofs is that they look good if it rains and it rains a lot in Ireland.This slate roof in San Martíno de Mondoñedo, Spain is so overgrown with plants that it qualifies as a ‘green’ roof.Slate roofs and chimneys overtop of stone houses in Stamford, England.
The latest trend seems to be to create funky roof gardens on top of high-rises in Vancouver, Canada.An old thatched roof cottage in Nordenbro, Denmark.From the outside this roof looked like a coarsely thatched roof but the woven palm leaf roof made an unusual pattern on the ceiling. (Beach café in Puerto Escondido, Mexico.) Old made new again, the latest in sod roofs in Skagen, Denmark.
Looking down on a red asphalt roof in Vancouver, Canada. I thought this roof was made of slate but now I think it might be asphalt shingles. (Main market in Rouen, France.)
A wooden Viking longhouse with a wood shingle roof in Trelleborg, Denmark. Old wood barn with a cedar shake roof in Kamloops, Canada. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Roofs.