When landscape architect, Gabriella Mazzola designed a roof garden for her clients atop a modern residential building in Italy, she understood why they asked for "a green oasis of relaxation”. Her gentle hand with a feel for fine textured plants creates a remarkable transformation and allows light to penetrate while providing screens for backgrounds and privacy. This space features a dozen great ideas for adding warmth and contrast to cold hard surfaces.
From a sprawling backyard garden to an urbane rooftop escape visible only to neighboring high rises, Lolita Aaron’s transformation from suburban gardener to urban gardener provides unlikely lessons in renewal and regeneration.
Daniel Keeley, designer of two adjacent rooftop terraces that exemplify urban outdoor living at its finest, shares five considerations for homeowners who would like to transform their rooftop into a luxury outdoor living space.
Artist Lawrence Weiner's house in New York's West Village has windows and a penthouse (which overlooks a rooftop garden) built with truck containers. The penthouse is part of a beautiful renovation by architects LOT-EK.
The re-imagined Garden Design Magazine employs compelling photography, captivating stories, and a striking design. Beloved and collected by avid readers for 32 years, the magazine, which will print quarterly, has a fresh aesthetic, more pages and is advertisement-free, making it more akin to a “book-azine.”
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