Metal Wall Panels on the Roof (How to Achieve Durability and Reliability Using Sheet Metal)

September 29, 2014
Publication: Construction Specifier p 58-64
Author(s): Scott Tomlinson Matthew Copeland

Abstract: Some modern architectural designs use new materials and metal panel assemblies for roofing applications, many of which are not intended to be used as roofing and , therefore, may not be well-suited for it. One such trend is the use of architectural metal wall panels as roofing to create a visually seamless transition between building walls and roof surfaces such as low-slope setbacks in the facade. This can impose challenges for the designer and contractor.