Flat Roofs film

Watch a snippet of our film. The full 27-minute version is available to purchase.

Flat Roofs film

This film traces the development of flat roofs and identifies the principles and practice of modern construction.

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Film details

Extensive site footage follows the construction of several different types of flat roof and simple computer graphics explain the function of components such as sheathing layers, insulation and vapour checks.

Topics include

  • lead roofing
  • built-up felt
  • manufacture of built-up felts
  • asphalt
  • single ply membranes.


  • It is 27 minutes long and is available in WMV, Flash and Quicktime formats.
  • Copyright UWE Bristol 1998

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