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In pictures: A look at how metal is migrating from rural to urban rooftops

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A metal roof project by Michael Upshall, founder of ProBuilt by Michael Upshall, a custom renovation and home builder based in the Greater Toronto Area. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Michael Upshall

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A metal roof project by Michael Upshall, founder of ProBuilt by Michael Upshall, a custom renovation and home builder based in the Greater Toronto Area. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Michael Upshall

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A rendering of a metal roof project by Michael Upshall, founder of ProBuilt by Michael Upshall, a custom renovation and home builder based in the Greater Toronto Area. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Michael Upshall

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Preston Hollow Residence. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Michael Lyon

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Robbs Run House. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Greg Hursley

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Shavano metal roof. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Thomas McConnell

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Waco Residence. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Greg Hursley

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Whale Rock photos of a metal roof. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Paul Warchol Photography

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Whale Rock photos of a metal roof. Metal roofs, especially standing seam metal roofs, are growing in popularity among architects and builders. It is an ideal way to add crisp lines to modernist projects or break up the monotony of shingles, they say.

Paul Warchol Photography

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