Authors: Luke Allen, Andrew Charleson, Svetlana Brzev, and Charles Scawthorn
This online Glossary explains around 400 terms contained in the GEM Building Taxonomy v 2.0 and nearly 700 images.
The terms have been listed in alphabetical and numerical order. Text description of each term is accompanied by illustrations (photos and/or drawings) where possible.
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The roof is pitched (sloped) on all sides.
Pitched and hipped roof, Padang, Indonesia (J. Bothara)
Pitched and hipped roof, Assam, India (People in Centre)
Pitched and hipped roof, Indonesia (J. Bothara)