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March 18, 2019

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The World’s Weirdest Roofs

The roof is one of the significant parts of a building or a house. The top-most part of a home is known as the roof. The roof also protects wild animals, unfavorable weather such as rain, wind, hail and snow, fire and biting insects from getting into the house. There are different roofing materials which have various features and qualities. Roofs are also made of different designs. Roofing experts and engineers are always looking for new roofing ways. There are some roofs which were created by more creative roofing experts. Below are the roofs you need to see since they are weird.

The first weird roof you need to see is the Torajan Roof. The Torajan roof has an exceptional shape. The Torajan roof is boat-shaped. At the middle, the roof goes down while at the sides, it goes up. We can’t joke about the Torajan roof since it was built in cultural design. Click here to learn more about the Torajan roof.

La Pedrera is another weird roof you need to see. Casa Mila or La Pedrera is one of the unique buildings in the world. 1906 is the year when the building was commissioned when the more fortunate used to build big and prestigious houses. La Pedrera roof was designed by Antoni Gaudi. Some of the creative features of the La Pedrera are many windows a lot of stairways and archways and statues which look the head and used in guarding this place.

California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California has a unique roof. On the roof, there are human-made hills and glass. The roof is environmentally friendly and offers habitat to a lot of animals and plants. One hill covers a rainforest which receives sunshine through some openings covered with glass.

The other must-see weird roof is Leaf House in Brazil. The Leaf House has a roof which looks like a six-pointed star. The sides of Leaf House look like big leaves. You need to see the roof to identify more features since art is better seen than explained.

Acros in Japan is another creative roof you need to see. The roof of Acros which has fourteen stories look like a staircase, and the steps offer a garden to green plants. Ambasz an Argentine designer built this building for the government of Japan. 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.

The other roof which was designed by a creative designer is Casa Batllo Gaudi. As its name suggests, the roof was designed by Antoni Gaudi who got the design from his teacher. In the late 1800s, Gaudi’s teacher built this building but in 1904, Gaudi improved the structure instead of demolishing it as he was directed.