saddleback roof

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Synonyms for saddleback roof

a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end

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But once the saddleback roof is generated, the height of the eaves and ridge could be altered to better fit the original shape.
However, saddleback roofs with ridges that follow a line like in Figure 10 are not affected too much.
Both results have their drawbacks: in the first version, a small flat element is introduced, which stands against the goal of generalization to simplify shapes, and in the second version the saddleback roofs are not apparent anymore and thus an important characteristic of the buildings is lost.