An eye-catching cedar shingle design may look complicated, but it's easy.
Screen crimp, stapled around a rainscreen matrix, is easy to install and necessary to keep insects out.
The IRC lists two options for an ice barrier, and others may be acceptable too
An IRC table lists whether or not an ice barrier is required, but not all roofing requires an ice barrier, even in ice-dam territory
Three feet probably won't meet code
Use a better plumbing vent pipe boot flashing to last the lifetime of a new roof.
If ordinary boot flashings are not durable, shouldn't we use better designed and manufactured ones?
Ripped out grommet on a tarp? Find a small stone and fix it.
The lowly drip cap needs to be taken more seriously to prevent leaks and rot.
Code? What code? Well the IRC is pretty straight-forward: Prescriptive code measures + Manufacturers' Installation Instructions.
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