urban garden while enjoying regional views of mountains, water and islands. The living roof provides residents with social gathering spaces, such as a fire circle, and provides the building itself with added insulation, stormwater retention and filtration. By providing landscape on street level, and
rooftop garden, this project gives the public and homeowners many opportunities to enjoy and connect with nature in the urban setting.
Photos by Steve Young.
This rooftop garden shows another approach to creating garden space in the domain usually dominated by air conditioners and other mechanical components
Contemporary style. Contemporary planting is again shown at its best with this roof garden. The precise planting shows us how restrictive and repetitive planting works best. Most leaves have differing colors on their upper and lower surfaces, perhaps green on top and gray beneath, so gardens prone