The hat of a building, which protects it from rain and excess heat. Traditionally in India one can see various roofs made of thatch, terracotta tiles, stones, brick, mud and lime. Explore the various roof kinds with natural materials here.


Bagra flat lime roofs

In a village called Tehla near Jaipur, crushed lime waste ‘Bagra’ is extensively used for mortars, plasters as well as for making flat lime roofs. These exemplify the beauty, strength and possibilities that lie within a natural material like lime.

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