Architectural description of the exterior shape of the roof. If the roof has more than one shape, this is the primary roof shape. Illustrations to be added when the website is developed.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure||Source|
|Flat||A flat roof is a roof which is almost level in contrast to the many types of sloped roofs.||None||HPXML|
|Gable||A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of a dual-pitched roof.||None||HPXML|
|Gambrel||A gambrel or gambrel roof is a usually symmetrical two-sided roof with two slopes on each side.||None|
|Hip||A hip roof, hip-roof or hipped roof, is a type of roof where all sides slope downwards to the walls, usually with a fairly gentle slope.||None|
|Mansard||A mansard or mansard roof is a four-sided gambrel-style hip roof characterized by two slopes on each of its sides with the lower slope, punctured by dormer windows, at a steeper angle than the upper.||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|Shed||A single slope roof.||None|
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