Thatch roofs. They’re a lifestyle choice, historical touchstone, cherished travel memory, whimsical escape, and sustainable green building material. Most of all, thatch roofs are gorgeous in a way that only nature can impress.
At a time when technology constantly strains to improve construction, it’s comforting to know there still is a place for an ancient building material that both weatherproofs and insulates. Perhaps not on one’s primary residence, but certainly atop a garden structure, pool house, historic attraction or natural habitat.
William Cahill learned to thatch roofs in Ireland and mastered the traditional craft at public attractions and private estates across the United States. Visit his galleries to see examples of the English/Irish, African, Asian and Island style roofs he has created for top architects, landscape designers, custom builders and their most discerning clients.