mansard roof

  1. a hip roof having two slopes on each side
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How To Use mansard roof In A Sentence

  • It is fitting, therefore, that the newest additions to the block should also be à la mode with a mansard roof. Times, Sunday Times
  • The restoration included erecting mansard roofs with handmade clay plain tiles and pantiles. Times, Sunday Times
  • But asking Murial Cooper to deliver an ugly and ordinary book design would be like forcing Mies van der Rohe to put a mansard roof on the Seagram Building.
  • A mansard roof is at 70 degrees or more; adding two maximises usable floor space. Times, Sunday Times
  • On the ground floor of the entrance facade, a shallow porch with four columns links the two bay windows, and a steep mansard roof with dormer windows is crowned by a grand octagonal cupola.
  • There was a classic late - 60s early 70s apartment complex slumping under a heavy mansard roof; it was called ‘Pleasant View,’ and it overlooked a heap of dirt.
  • He also restored the panelling and staircase, added a mansard roof extension, clad a rear wing in weatherboard and installed underfloor heating. Times, Sunday Times
  • A mansard roof added in the 1880s transformed its appearance.
  • The hotel has 14 snug yet stylish rooms around a courtyard garden; the mansard roof and medieval cistern survive. Times, Sunday Times
  • These include the mansard roof, cornicing and wrought ironwork to the 1853 facade.
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