“It was the time of afternoon called the chaya, when the shadow of the tall red-brick-and-marble Friday Mosque fell across the higgledy shacks of the slum clustered at its feet, that slum whose ramshackle tin roofs created such a swelter of heat that it was insupportable to be inside the fragile shacks except during the chaya and at night.”
“Additionally canopies on the office roofs is covered in a photovoltaic membrane sized to provide enough energy for the outdoor lighting and public spaces.”
“Another benefit of green roofs is the fact that it affects the “Urban Heat Island Effect.””
“The amazing part of it was that all access to these roofs from the building is difficult for an outsider so the kids had to go from roof to roof to be able to do it.”
“Our view from the bridge above the station is a jumble of tin roofs stretching for miles.”
“The snaking plumes of smoke making their way up from the tin roofs come from waste paint burning off cans, so they can be beaten back into shape and reused.”
“A primary concern on these flat roofs is to prevent any “puddling” of water on the roof, which would allow the water to have time to find a small crack and enter the roof structure.”
“Not only that, they all had makeshift flowerpots made of old paint cans hanging from the rafters of the tin roofs!”
“Many of the tin roofs were painted white to reflect the sun's blistering heat.”
“Most of them bear galvanized tin roofs instead of the hand-made clay tiles we normally see on our exploring trips.”
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