Roofing Wednesday

Roofing Wednesdays: St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna

St. Stephen's Cathedral is the "mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese" and is considered the most important religious building in Vienna. The current Romanesque and Gothic form of the cathedral stands on the ruins of two earlier churches and the roof is made up of 230,000 multi-colored and ornately patterned tiles.

Roofing Wednesdays: La Pedrera

La Pedrera ("stone quarry") is the more popular name for Casa Milà, designed by architect Antoni Gaudí, who created a roof with sentinels to stand guard, and took six years to build (1906-1912). In 1984, it was declared a World Heritage building by UNESCO. You can even take a tour of this spectacular building!

Roofing Wednesdays: Hotel Marqués de Riscal

The Hotel Marques de Riscal in Spain might look like a ball of tangled ribbon, but it is actually the work of renowned postmodernist architect Frank Gehry, who also designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.