The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Parallelogram roofs for conservatories

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2074. The parallelogram roof with curved ends (fig. 606.) is considered one of the most convenient forms for a cuvilinear house, as it admits of more regular forms of beds, paths, and trellis, &c., than most other cuvilinear houses. The section of this house shows the shed at a, and the house at b.