This renovated 19th century Manhattan townhouse uses lush red fescue grasses to transform a city rooftop into an oasis that feels akin to "walking through a field."
As part of his restoration of a 1960s Los Angeles gem designed by Case Study legends Buff, Straub and Hensman, architect Don Dimster integrated a new custom-furnished roof deck, adding a total of 1,217 square feet of living space to the home.
A cost-effective family home in Pittsburgh boasts rooftop views of the nearby St. Augustine church and beyond to the city's downtown district. It features partially recycled plastic decking from Rhino Deck and a custom galvanized-steel railing with frosted Plexiglas panels. “Pittsburgh’s one of those cities that if you grew up here, it has a draw that pulls you back,” says its owner, architect Andrew Moss.
The roof deck of architect Marcio Kogan's Cube House in São Paulo, Brazil offers a spectacular view of the sun.
Eliza Pink takes in the view from her perch atop the green roof atop a Washington, DC, home, which resident Daniel Pink believes to be the first of its kind in the neighborhood. The family received a subsidy administered by DC Greenworks and funded by the DC Department of the Environment.