Rubber roofing is typically installed on flat and low-sloped roofs. The lower roof pitch is not suited for asphalt shingle. Shingles are a better choice for steep-pitched roofs.
Flat or low-sloped roofs can have water can blown in different directions. On a rubber roof where there are no seems this isn’t an issue.
Rubber Roofs repel moisture, protect the structure underneath from standing water and have a 20-25 year lifespan on average.