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Towering more than 30 floors above the street, this rooftop overlooks Sailboat Bay and Miami’s cityscape. The owner loved the awe-inspiring vistas, but she also wanted her garden space to feel private and protected, and she wanted greenery all around the border of the terrace. Raymond Jungles took on the challenge, designing this sky-hugging garden to feel earthy and intimate. 
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.
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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.
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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.

When it comes to design—as long as your roof can bear the load of furniture, foot traffic, and plantings—the sky’s the limit
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Experimentation and fun transform the aesthetics of green roofs.
A look at the wallpapers and the Brooklyn studio (including a rooftop garden) of Flavor Paper, a hand-screened and digital wallpaper company.
John Sherman's Flavor Lair, the studio space for his wallpaper company Flavor Paper, is in one of Brooklyn's most design-savvy buildings. 
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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.
Related Topics: Ideas | architecture | Design | New York | Rooftop garden
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