Key:roof:material

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Description
Outer material for the building roof. Edit or translate this description.
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The outermost material of the roof of a building or building part. This tag is used for 3D mapping and part of Simple 3D Buildings – see that page for context.

Values

Value Short description Example image
asbestos Roof covered with asbestos cement corrugated sheeting. Corrugated-fibro-roofing.jpg
asphalt Roof covered with asphalt, but not tar_paper. Asphalt roof.jpg
bamboo Roof covered with bamboo, usually plaited. Roof covered with bamboo
concrete Roof covered with exposed concrete. Roof made of concrete
copper Copper-plated roof. Roof made of copper
eternit Roof covered with eternit (fibre cement), mostly waved (corrugated). Roof with eternit
glass Roof covered with glass. Glassroof
grass Roof covered with living grass (or similar plants), sealed below. See Green roof. Roof with grass
gravel Roof covered with gravel. Roof with gravel
metal Roof covered with metal, flat or waved (corrugated). See Corrugated galvanised iron. Roof with metal
palm_leaves Roof covered with dry palm leaves. Roof covered with palm leaves
plants Pergolas, arbours etc. that are grown over by ivies, roses, vines. Villa la pietra, giardino est, pergolato.JPG
plastic Roof covered with plastic, corrugated or not. Plastic roof.JPG
roof_tiles Roof covered with tiles, usually of ceramic origin (e.g. terracota). See Roof tiles. Rooftiles
shadecloth Roof covered with shadecloth, used to reduce sunlight and temperature. Roof covered with shade cloth
slate Roof covered with slate, a kind of thin stone plates. Roof covered with slates
stone Roof covered with stone. Roof covered with stones
tar_paper Roof covered with tar paper. Roof with tar foil
thatch Thatched roof made from dry grasses, sedges or reeds. Pub.williams.arp.750pix.jpg
wood Roof covered with wood - mostly used for terraces or decks. Roof covered with wood
Other common values See Taginfo for all common values.

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See also