BLCT 2074 - Historic Roofing Materials, 4 Credits

Level: Lower

This course will provide an overview of materials commonly used in historic roofing construction and how they differ from the materials commonly used today. We will look at the natural materials of thatch, wood, slate, and shale processed into terra-cotta tiles, as well as metal roofing. We will learn how to effectively deal with flashings in a variety of situations.