Designing Roofing and veranda for south facing wide house in the Gambia
We have bought another plot 30 x 25 at the end of one we already own 40x 20. The plot had a large house half way built which we have taken down most of as it was too many rooms. We want an open plan living space, three bedrooms at the back of house, one storey and want a low flung roof to look similar to lAfrican houses in the village.
The main thing I am worried about is that the main open plan living area is positioned south facing. I want to add a wide veranda to he front also and worried about the style of roof and keeping cool as much as possible. Do you have any ideas?
I have looked on your cite previously for suitable roofing materials and ways of keeping house cool, which has been really helpful, but now work is under way, really worried about trying level best to keep house as cool as possible plus plenty of light.
Hope you can help me .
Thank you Mandy
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