Your residential roofing system affects the overall appeal of your home. The roof can make a structure stand out and accentuate its beautiful architectural features. In other places in the world, architects and designers go the extra mile to ensure their buildings are not only sound but also have eye-catching roofs.
Keep reading to discover some of the world’s most popular roofs.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Thean Hou Temple
The Thean Hou Temple was built to pay tribute to the goddess whose name means “Heavenly Mother” in Cantonese. This structure is a quarter a century old and is known for its unique roof with unique embellishments. Its roof features tiles in various colors, many dragons, and extensive curves.
Munich, Germany: Olympiapark
Olympiapark was made in 1972 for the Summer Olympic Games in Munich. Normally, for your roof replacement or installation project, you choose a solid material to protect your home. However, Olympiapark’s roof is made of a “skinned” lightweight but extremely durable material. Tourists can walk up the roof of the stadium and zipline from the top!
Beaune, Burgundy, France: Hospices
Burgundy is a tourist spot not only for its wine but also for the Hospices in Beaune. These health care structures were built back in the 15th century. The roofs of the Hospices are popular due to their striking colors and captivating patterns.
Santorini, Greece: Domed Roofs
The blue-domed churches of Santorini feature whitewashed roofs, which are both enchanting and practical. Because of the light color of the roofs, it reflects radiant solar heat, helping keep the interior of the structures cool. The roofs have cisterns as well to catch water runoffs.