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Basics Roof Construction

Series: Basics (englisch) and Basics

Ways to create a protective canopy

Roof structures are often treated in connection with masonry construction in the student’s first designs. What are the different ways to create a protective canopy for a building, and what are the different forms such a structure may take?


  • Types and function of roofs
  • Frames
  • Construction principles
  • Coverings
  • Building physics of roof construction

  • Alle etablierten Grundlagen- und Lehrbücher setzen ein Basiswissen voraus: die BASICS fangen bei Null an
  • Durchgängiges didaktisches Konzept
  • Studentenfreundlicher Preis
  • Engagierte Autoren mit Erfahrung in Lehre und Praxis

Author Information

Tanja Brotrück, architect, worked for prominent architectural firms and as a researcher at the University of Dortmund.

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