A rooftop is a piece of a building envelope. It is the covering on the highest piece of a building or sanctuary which gives security from creatures and climate, strikingly rain or snow, additionally warmth, wind and daylight. The word additionally signifies the surrounding or structure which underpins that covering.
The qualities of a rooftop are needy upon the reason for the building that it covers, the accessible roofing materials and the neighborhood conventions of development and more extensive ideas of engineering plan and hone and may likewise be represented by nearby or national enactment. In many nations a rooftop secures fundamentally against rain. A verandah might be roofed with material that ensures against daylight however concedes alternate components. The top of a garden center shields plants from icy, wind, and rain, however concedes light.
Shack made of date palm branches at Neot Semadar, Israel
A rooftop may likewise give extra living space, for instance a rooftop cultivate.