A large framed photograph is just as much the focal point as the Chicago skyline in the HGTV Urban Oasis 2011. The sitting room features a boxy sleeper sofa with sweeping city views thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows.
Clean lines and low-level garden walls provide sweeping views of the desert and city skyline below. In turn, the backyard turns an everyday feature into a stunning visual display and so celebrates the local landscape.
Quiet and restful, this contemporary bedroom keeps the main focus on the gorgeous skyline view with minimal furnishings and neutral colors. A recessed niche in the wall behind the bed adds a cozy, tucked-in feel.
Relaxing with a view is perfect in this contemporary seating area. The large windows offer a fantastic view of the city's skyline. The bistro table is small enough not to obstruct the view and a great place for an evening cocktail.
On this penthouse-level roof deck, take in remarkable views of Chicago including Willis Tower. Planter boxes line the perimeter showcasing ornamental grasses. Hand-woven resin furniture and a fibercast fire table make for a cozy outdoor space on warm or chilly evenings.
Floors throughout the apartment are made from 6-inch wide ebony stained white oak. They're a grounding pairing with walls of glass that offer up incredible panoramas of New York City's most iconic vistas.
In addition to three -- count 'em, THREE -- gourmet kitchens, this luxury home boasts multiple dining spaces inside and out. Here, an oval table with ten chairs soaks up views of the pool and the Los Angeles skyline.
This apartment has an amazing view of the Chicago skyline, so designers added window walls to highlight that aspect of the space. Large modern couches give the homeowners an optimal view of their gorgeous city, but also gives them prime seating in front of their large plasma TV.
These sleek containers are tall enough to hold flowers and plants and create some privacy without blocking the skyline views. The all-weather containers are placed around the modern urban rooftop terrace. The designer chose sun-, drought- and wind-tolerant plants.