This deck is put to great use with space-saving vertical container gardening techniques. Everything from herbs and vegetables to tropical plants grow in the fabric pockets hanging from unique A-frame wood structures.
Contemporary Rug and Wicker Furniture on Rooftop Deck
The curvy lines of a contemporary rug are mimicked in fun outdoor furniture, creating a chic spot for lounging on this rooftop terrace. Ottomans offer versatile extra seating, and a trio of side tables means guests don't have to reach far for their drinks. Planters of varying heights add bursts of color to the space's neutral palette.
By pairing Colorado moss rock boulders with South African aloe plants, landscape architect Lisa Gimmy essentially created an all-natural, 3D sculpture. Lush green grass highlights the design on all sides.
Credits: Architecture: John Corry; Landscape Contractor: Steven Z. Volski + Associates
Carefully curated with contemporary sculptures and fine outdoor furniture, this serene garden-style terrace offers an escape from the chaos of city living. Hydrangeas and European boxwood bring natural life and color to the space.
This contemporary rooftop deck, which boasts its own herb garden and sweeping views of the lake beyond, serves as a quiet getaway for relaxation or intimate conversation. A factory cart table is a nod to the industrial style that's carried throughout the interior of the home.
Wanting to give their clients room to soak up some sun, the Landform Design Group carved out this little lounge area. Where lush green turf keeps the space soft, two neutral chairs with blue pillows invite the homeowners to sit back and relax.
Stylish Vertical Garden With Large Metal Medallion
A textured metal medallion forms a focal point in this colorful rooftop vertical garden. Raised redwood beds are on casters, allowing them to be moved several times a year for window washers to reach the apartments below. Fuchsia, oxalis and round aeonium are among the species that bloom in the vertical garden.
Contemporary Garden With Huge Metal Arbor, Gravel Path
Like a portal, this huge metal arbor transports guests from the backyard and into the owners' gardens. A gravel pathway cuts across the lush green grass and highlights all the native plants and cacti along the way.