SPG Architects’ renovation of a penthouse in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City features 860 square feet of terrace wrapping the apartment. The warm natural tones of the furnishings contrast nicely with the abstract neutral architectural palette. Photograph by Daniel Levin
Wisps of hanging foliage spill over a rooftop oasis in the heart of Bangalore, India. Designer Joly John of Shibanee & Kamal Architects created the rooftop garden with a repeated pattern of foliage inspired by the circular nature of the building's architecture and the idea of windmills.
Give millennials a rooftop and kitchen, and they'll gather. This rooftop courtyard in San Francisco is equipped with a community table and outdoor kitchen. Perennial herbs and small LED lights adorn the area. The American Society of Landscape Architects 2015 award-winning project is by Fletcher Studio.
Mod red planks on the floor of this rooftop deck set the stage for a streamlined, stylish space that invites hours of conversation while enjoying the sweeping view. A fun mix of seating includes a bench for dining and a bright blue modern lounge chair.
Stone tiles cover the floor of this Paradiso rooftop terrace with a modern privacy wall and outdoor furniture for guests. Enjoy a glass of wine day or night in this private space and take in the views of Lake Lugano.