Collection by Zachary Edelson

Private Rooftop Sanctuaries


Whether it's a unique solution for city living or just to better experience the landscape and sky, these elevated outdoor spaces create a connection to nature that wouldn't otherwise be possible.

Joe Day and Nina Hachigian relax on their terrace overlooking the hills in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles.
A rainwater catching system irrigates the rooftop garden, which also has a dining area and grill.
The designer added a 500-square-foot third floor—hidden from the street—with a small, bluestone roof deck, to create a...
Imai House by Katsutoshi Sasaki +...
The top floor holds two offices—one for the husband, the other for the wife.
The roof became the perfect location for their vegetable garden, as well as benches and a recreation space crowned by a...
The living room also opens onto a private terrace, concealed within the entrance’s cantilevered form.

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