Monday, June 15, 2015

The uneven pitched roof

One of the most distinctive architectural elements to come out of the Mid-Century Modern period of architecture is the uneven-pitched roof. Typically these designs were split-level plans. Here are some plans from my collection:

The Berkeley/Belmont design below is an expanded version of Minto's earlier Viking Plan, shown above.



Some designs built by Campeau:

Designs by Assaly:

Even in the 1970s and early 1980s, some builders continued to use an uneven pitched roof for their more contemporary split-level designs:


The other type of design that was built with an uneven pitched roof is for a bungalow to have the roof line extend beyond the house and over a carport:

By Campeau:


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