urban floating rooftop decks

Features, Benefits and Technical Details

Nov , As a history buff, I ve always thought it would be great to live in Pioneer Square and roam the birthplace of Seattle To walk the same land that Doc Maynard once carved up to encourage the city s development, to imagine some of the colorful characters like Madame Damnable and Henry Yesler holding

Located on top of a building, the canvas adorned wooden terrace boasts a barbecue zone and dining space, surrounded by lush vegetation Guests may catch glimpses of urban Montreal views, but they are more likely to enjoy the different privacy protecting lounge and socialization spaces arranged throughout the rooftop.

Aug , Green in the City grows mostly organic vegetables in floating beds of water (without soil) on the rooftop of Dizengoff Center, Tel Aviv s central mall complex Started by Mendi Falk, the project aims to bring the farm to the city, and fresh produce onto urban dwellers plates SEE ALSO Israelis Create

May , The prototype Globe Hedron is a bamboo greenhouse designed to organically grow fish and vegetables on top of generic flat roofs It uses aquaponic farming techniques so the fish s water nourishes the plants and plants clean the water for the fish.

Sep , Most of the units are one bedroom, and they have layouts from the Urban × (no window in bedroom) to a bedroom plus den The few bedrooms have only bathroom There is a large community room on the top floor, with kitchen, that opens up to a rooftop deck Barbecues, sitting areas and a view

Dual terraces and a rooftop deck let residents and visitors enjoy the spectacular views at any time The modern architecture of this floating home is perfectly offset by its luxurious setting and a few elaborate appointments, such as the spiral staircase leading to the rooftop deck It is a home that is uniquely Seattle, through and

Apr , In addition to the underwater bedroom, the floating three story structure also offers a rooftop deck, bathroom, and a lounge area at sea level At night, underwater spotlights around the bedroom windows attract and illuminate the nighttime sea life, including octopi and stingrays Since its debut this month,

Apr , ODA New York has designed an unusual apartment building in Long Island City, Queens, NYC Named Jackson, its brutalist like pixelated design isn t purely aesthetic, but serves a practical purpose too, providing generous outdoor living space for residents in the form of terraces.

Dec , The units were lifted and set into a concrete framework with decks and staircases In theory these could be swapped out but in practice they stayed put Issues arose and the project was scrapped a few years later water pipes freezing in winter was reportedly a main issue Built in the same year, a nearby

The project includes retail stores and offices, residential condominiums of which are affordable housing, and roof top decks accessible by all residents The unique The democratic design of the building is conducive to maintaining cultural harmony by a combination of mixed uses and its unique urban setting.

Dec , For architects in dense cities, rooftops are like empty land floating high above streetscapes where there s no more land available, and where the price for Cities are always in the need of more green space and gardens, which brighten concrete urban jungles, bring much needed shade to warm climate

The modern and new James Hotel is packed with amenities including their lush Urban Garden, all glass Sky Lobby and very exclusive rooftop deck and pool with river to river Manhattan views, rooftop yoga, free bicycles, a kids program and just about anything else you might want Discount Rates The James New York

Jan , With views of both the sea and the city of Mumbai and a stunning wrap around rooftop deck infinity pool, this unusual geometric house design has it all Each of the designer villas also has its own private plunge pool with retractible floating dining tables (images via urban fabric, lost at e minor).

Feb , The inner space of this photography studio flows into the side gardens of the building and into the urban space, establishing a spatial continuity between the square and the A red painted mashrabiya screen lines the edge of the second storey, which is a social room opening out to a rooftop deck.

Apr , Nautically inspired with barreled ceilings, this Floating Home has an amazing feel to it From the moment you step into this home s galley to when you open up the degree view rooftop deck hatch, it feels like you are living on some kind of wonderful wooden yacht Sipping coffee in the morning sun on

Feb , Test your tolerance for stomach churning heights by dangling over the edge of the western hemisphere s tallest freestanding tower, zip lining high above the Las Vegas strip, swimming up to the invisible edge of a skyscraper rooftop swimming pool or taking a tour of Stockholm from atop its architecture.

Oct , Finding a balance between small, constrained spaces and living harmoniously with the urban environment poses a challenging design problem Above the living room space is a multipurpose floating area that the user can transform into storage, guest space, or working space, depending on what is

Jul , The entire deck is supported by six steel beams that tie into exterior masonry walls, bypassing existing roof joists which were under sized This structure elevates the deck to expand the views and makes the deck appear to float effortlessly above the roof Cityview Platform By dSPACE Studio A linear

Mar , Located in Rotterdam, this Concept House features a huge rooftop garden, and uses natural heating and cooling techniques to keep maintenance costs down.

May , Fewer individuals may be using the roof terrace on a regular basis and because the rooftop terrace is often seasonal, its use is more limited For this reason, we use natural ipe decking at the roof terrace as it weathers to a handsome silver over time and requires only an annual anti bacterial cleaning (

Aug , Seattle s beer scene grows a bit bigger with a new brewery called Floating Bridge, preparing to open in spring Its location will be in the University District The deck is now on an actual rooftop, and accompanied by a tasting room with rotating beers on tap EXPANSION MODE Hot Cakes Molten

May , Add this house in Alki to the list of great projects we are seeing this year A block to the beach, easy access to all Alki has to offer In fact, just around the block from those three townhouses (all pending) I wrote about recently Listing for ,, th Ave SW has bedrooms, bathrooms and

Aug , Large potted trees and shrubs envelop this outdoor deck in New York City, contributing to a chic urban jungle effect Weathered, unfinished This rooftop deck in Chicago transitions easily from day to night, with lights, high bar tables and a TV providing opportunity for constant entertaining High wood walls