Definitions for "Architectural shingles"
Keywords:  shingles, tab, shake, dimension, depth
asphalt shingles that are thicker and heavier than normal 3-tab shingles. The shingles thickness creates a depth more characteristic of wood shingles or shakes.
See Laminated shingles.
Shingles that have added dimension because of extra layers or tabs, giving a shake-like appearance.