- Country of manufactureUkraine
The tent roof is a roof of a pyramidal form, usually it has 4 identical slopes (a chetyrekhskatny tent roof). But it is quite often possible to meet houses on which tent roof has bigger quantity of sides - for example, eight. Slopes of such roof represent isosceles triangles which meet in one point above. Because of features of a design such type of a roof is used on houses which have square shape or a form of an equilateral polygon - symmetry is the defining factor at the choice of a tent roof for construction of the house.
The tent roof has the beautiful classical form, but belongs to its advantages not only elegant appearance - such roofs are very steady against wind loadings. One more advantage of a tent roof is an economy of wall material due to the lack of pediments.