Right in the center of midtown Manhattan is the 620 Loft & Garden, an amazing rooftop garden with a stunning panoramic view of the city.
The Water Reservoir at Mina near the holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia is a large reinforced concrete shell, about 365 meters across, and is one the biggest cable-stayed concrete shell roofs in the world.
The Missouri Senate is considering new legislation to regulate the state's roofing industry and protect homeowners from storm chasers and other unscrupulous roofing contractors. In light of this, we've created a blog post with 8 tips to keep in mind when selecting a contractor, especially after a major storm event.
Park Güell is a public park in Barcelona, Spain with gardens and some of the most interesting architecture in the world, including the fantastically shaped roofs. Built by famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, known for his flamboyant style.
Matt Glassmeyer, a musician from Nashville, put his old record albums to good use: he shingled the porch of his house with 350 vinyl records. The records uniformly overlap to cover the entire porch roof and are secured in place with by a nail and washer through the center hole.
St. Stephen's Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church in Vienna, is one of Austria's most famous attractions. This Gothic structure has a 137-meter-high spire and a beautiful, multi-colored tile roof (with 230,000 tiles), and it showcases eight centuries of architectural history!
Professor Zhang Lin built an artificial mountain villa in Beijing, China...on top of his apartment building. He carried each and every stone to the 26-story-high rooftop by himself, which took him six years!
Rooftop Cinema is in the heart of downtown Melbourne and screens films in a completely unique urban setting.
The Hendee-Borg House is a symmetrical saw-tooth roof house, which is made up of ridges with dual pitches in order to admit natural light into the building.
Whether you're planning to sell your house or it's just in need of an update, there are many things you can do to give the exterior a makeover. Curb appeal is important, not just for the resale value, but for the overall value and look of the neighborhood.