9 breathtaking rooftop gardens around the world

Rooftop gardens are not only a great way to combat air pollution, global warming and foster peace of mind in the city – they’re also beautiful. Take a look at these majestic rooftop greeneries from around the globe.

Productive urban green spaces are an inevitable and exciting part of the future of the world’s cities. Urban areas need green space not only for food and combating air pollution, but also to revitalise community life. Take a look at these gardens revolutionising city life around the world.

1. Kensington Roof Gardens, London, UK

Kensington Roof Gardens, London, UK

Image via Business Insider

2. Parkroyal Hotel, Singapore

14 Parkroyal Hotel Rooftop Garden, Singapore

Images via Decoist

3. Mill Valley Cabins, California, USA

11 Mill Valley Cabins rooftop gardens, California, USA

Images © Joe Fletcher via GBlog

4. Green Intercontinental Resort in Sanya, Hainan, China

Green Intercontinental Resort in Sanya, Hainan, China Green Intercontinental Resort in Sanya, Hainan, China

Images © Patrick Bingham-Hall via Arch Daily

5. Chelsea, New York City, USA

Rooftop garden in Chelsea, New York City, USA Rooftop garden in Chelsea, New York City, USA

Images © Sotheby’s via Home DSGN

6. Waldspirale, Germany

Rooftop garden in Images © Sotheby’s via Home DSGN  6. Waldspirale, Germany

© Kuebi via Inhabitat

7. Chicago City Hall, USA

Chicago City Hall, USA

Photo via Wicker Furniture on Flikr

8. Acros Fukuoka building, Japan

Acros Fukuoka building, Japan

Photo via greenroofs.com

9. Beirut Wonder Forest, Lebanon

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Alas, this is just a digital design by Studio Invisible. Is this what the future of the world’s big cities looks like?

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