Roof Types

A visual exploration of the various types of roofs to explore for ideas & inspiration.

The roof of your buildings inworld can make a huge statement. Explore here for fresh ideas for creating architecture that stands out from the crowd.

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A-Framed Roof

A-frame Roof


Arched, Gothic Arch, or Ship Bottom Roof

Gothic Arch Roof

Ship's Bottom Roof


Asian Roof

Asian Roof


Barrel Roof

Barrel Roof

Quonset Hut


Barrel Vault

Barrel Vault


Beehive Roof

Beehive Roof


Bell, Bellcast, Sprocketed, Flared Roof

Bellcast Roof

Bell Roof


Bochka Roof

Bochka Roof


Bonnet Roof

Bonnet Roof


Bow Roof

Bow Roof


Butterfly, V, Trough, or London Roof

Butterfly Roof

Trough Roof


Catenary Roof

Catenary Roof


Cathedral Ceiling

Cathedral Ceiling


Cone or Conical Roof

Cone Roof

Conical Chinese Roof


Crow Step, Corbie Step, or Stepped Gable Roof

Crow Step Roof


Curved Panel Roof

Curved Panel Roof


Dome or Geodesic Dome Roof

Geodesic Dome


Flat Roof

Flat Roof


Folded Plate Roof

Folded Plate Roof


Freeform Roof

Freeform Roof


Gable & Cross Gable Roofs

Gable Roof

Cross Gable Roof


Gull Winged & Winged Gable Roofs

Winged Gable Roof

Gull Winged Roof


Gablet or Dutch Gable Roof

Gablet or Dutch Gable Roof


Gambrel Roof

Gambrel Roof


Garden, Terraced, & Green Roofs

Terraced Garden Roof

Green Roof

Green Roof


Helm Roof

Helm Roof


Hidden Roof

Hidden Roof


Hip, Half Hip, Cross Hip, Flattop Hip, Mansard Roof

Hip Roof

Cross Hip Roof

Half Hip Roof

Mansard Roof

Flattop Hip Roof


Karahafu Roof

Karahafu Roof


M, Ridged, or Multi-Gable Roof

M Roof


Monitor Roof, Half Monitor, & Clerestory Roofs

Monitor Roof

Half Monitor Clerestory Roof


Ogee Roof

Ogee Roof


Onion Dome Roof

Onion Dome Roof

Mesh or Sculpt Onion Dome Roof Tutorial


Parapet Roof

Parapet Roof


Pent Roof

Pent Roof


Philibert de l'Orme Roof

Philibert de l'Orme Roof


Pyatthats Roof

Pyatthats Roof


Pyramid or Pavilion Roof

Pyramid Roof


Rainbow Roof

Rainbow Roof


Rhombic Roof

Rhombic Roof


Saddleback Roof

Saddleback Roof


Saltbox Roof

Saltbox Roof


Sateri Roof

Sateri Roof


Saw-tooth Roof

Saw-tooth Roof


Shed, Skillion, Mono-pitched, or Lean-to Roof

Shed Skillion Lean-to Roof


Spire Roof

Spire Roof


Tented Roof

Tented Roof


Thatch Roof

Thatch Roof

Thatch Too Roof


Wikipedia List of Roof Types

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Remona Stormborn

Co-Owner of Gaia Foundation in the Great Canadian Grid. Owner of the Builders Resource Center, Rose City Design, & IDEA! in the Great Canadian Grid & InWorldz.

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