A gable roof is just one of the most common roofing types, together with two triangular gable ends and one ridge between two sloping roof panels. A gable roof lets snow and water to run off while supplying loft space on the inside.
Kettelkamp & Kettelkamp
A gabled roof is the best layout for water runoff. For snow, the steeper the face, the better.
More headroom and windows for daylight can be added to a spacious gabled roof with dormers.
This gable roof includes unique openings, allowing the outdoors indoors. Why is it gabled are the both sloping sides.
Randall Mars Architects
Adding a triangular window at the gable end of a gable roof may raise the daytime inside the home.
David Vandervort Architects
The loft of a gable roof may be used for much more living space without increasing the house’s footprint.