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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Plywood, particle board, or other sheet material fixed over wooden members.
Wood-based sheets on rafters or purlins, California (A. Charleson)
Plywood sheets over wood rafters or purlins - a roof under construction in Vancouver, Canada (S. Brzev)