Chinese Temple 寺庙
Chinese Roof Tiles Indicator Diagram
Chinese Roof Tiles for Chinese Temple
Glazed Pan Tile
Pan tiles, Semi-circle shaped. They cover the majority of the roof surface by fitting together with the flat tile. Its main function is protecting the roof structure from the rain saturating.
Glazed Flat Tile
Flat tile is one kind of important roof material. It has rectangular shape and wide surface. Its main function is protecting the roof structure from the rain saturating.
One end of eave tile is closed with a decorative Chinese symbol, such as dragon, peony, lion. They will be installed on the front of the roof. Its main function is helping the rain drop down the roof and protect the wood structure .
Glazed Enclosed Tile
Enclosed Tile has irregular shape, which is like an extensible cow’s tongue. They are installed between the flat tiles and the ridge tiles. Its function is to prevent the rain from dripping down the roof and decorate the joint part of flat tile and ridge
Glazed Diagonal Enclose Tile
Diagonal enclosed tile has irregular shape. They are installed between the flat tiles and the hip ridge tiles. Its function is decorating and protecting the joint surface of hip ridge and flat tiles from the rain saturating
Glazed Hip Ridge Tile
Cylinder shaped, they are installed on the main ridge, hip ridge or gable ridge. It can help the rain flow fast from the roof ridges. Meanwhile, its inside is empty, this structure can reduce the weight of roof top. And it can decorate the roof.
Main Ridge Tile
Cylinder shaped, they are installed on the main ridge, hip ridge or gable ridge. It can help the rain flow fast from the roof ridges. Meanwhile, its inside is empty, this structure can reduce the weight of roof top. And it can decorate the roof. Meanwhile
Glazed Decorative Ridge Tile
A kind of roof ridge tiles has various colors and shapes, it is mainly used on the roof ridge. It can replace curved tile at the end of roof ridge.
Sushi Style Curved Tile
It is called “Feiyan” in Chinese. It is one of important parts in traditional Chinese building. Curved shaped, they are installed on the corner of the roof. This shape can improve the house lighting surface, and help to drain the rain. Curved tiles like t
It is installed on the both ends of the main ridge, and its mouth is towards the main ridge. It looks like the dragon is swallowing the ridge. It is said the dragons can spit cloud and rain. Installing the dragon head on the roof can protect the house fro
Ridge Beast Base
It is the base of ridge beast, lift the hight of the ridge beast.
Decorative Roof Finial
The shape of aquarius. It is widely installed on the top of single pyramid roof. Its function is protecting the single pyramid roof from rain dropping down originally. Then it turns into the function of decorating the roof gradually.