Visitors to Bermuda are likely to notice one key feature about its architecture: across the islands, the pastel-painted houses all share a distinctive white, stepped roof style. A recent article on BBC News Magazine explores the original reason for, and subsequent history of, this unique roof design, showing how vernacular architectural elements often fit into a larger narrative of culture and geography.
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https://www.archdaily.com/802423/how-the-white-stepped-roofs-of-bermuda-allowed-residents-to-live-without-fresh-water-sources Rory Stott