look at the house on the cliffs near the beach. it is basically standing on really tall foundation. there is not any ground under it. i can't figure out how to make the tall foundation without stretching out the previous foundation and knocking out the extra stuff.
if you happen to live in a snowy region and have a flat roof that is designed for snow loads greater than 50 psf, then you could build and set up a rooftop deck. issue #3: materials routing. while getting to the roof deck may be fairly easy for people and a few deck chairs, transporting 12- to 16-foot long lumber may be an entirely more complex
one of the challenges in building a deck on a roof like this that’s unlevel is the deck needs to be level. now, unlike your backyard that may be unlevel when you’re building a deck, you can set your post and adjust your framing nice and level. but here it’s a little bit more of a challenge.
the deck of a house is generally a wooden platform built above the ground and connected to the main building. it is generally enclosed by a railing for safety. access may be from the house through doors and from the ground via a stairway. residential decks can be constructed over steep areas or rough ground that is otherwise unusable.
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its a pain, has no design sense at all, and generally just looks lousy. if you need a roof to extend from the house to an outbuilding for some reason, but without supports down its length, connect the two with walls first. place the roof as you want it, then remove the walls. the roof will still be there as long as you turn off the autoroof first.