Hat Trick - Skow Residence - Desert-Ready Home - House Tour - Bob Vila
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Sifting through the kit and its materials, the students found a set of roof trusses and hit upon the idea of inverting them. Turned upside down, the roof structure would function very much like a sombrero, creating generous shade to cool the house below. Of course, the unique roof also lends the house a sculptural shape seldom seen in the region.