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
Image via Business Insider
2. Parkroyal Hotel, Singapore
Images via Decoist
3. Mill Valley Cabins, California, USA
Images © Joe Fletcher via GBlog
4. Green Intercontinental Resort in Sanya, Hainan, China
Images © Patrick Bingham-Hall via Arch Daily
5. Chelsea, New York City, USA
Images © Sotheby’s via Home DSGN
6. Waldspirale, Germany
© Kuebi via Inhabitat
7. Chicago City Hall, USA
Photo via Wicker Furniture on Flikr
8. Acros Fukuoka building, Japan
Photo via greenroofs.com
9. Beirut Wonder Forest, Lebanon
Alas, this is just a digital design by Studio Invisible. Is this what the future of the world’s big cities looks like?