Designer Roof-Garden in New York East-Village.

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Urban living is all about the creative maximization of available space; especially outdoor space. Roof-gardens are one of those options to create more living-space at your home. If possible with the construction of your house theres always a possibility for a garden on the roof , you can do this with a big or a small budget.

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This design of a Roof-garden is done with a large budget, it’s a expensive design made by Melissa Baker and Jon Handley of Pulltab Design. The garden is located in New York East-Village . The owners wanted their panoramic views and privacy maximized which they achieved via strategically placed walls, canvas screens, and plantings.

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Over time, the ipe decking will become gray, the Corten steel water basin will continue to rust, and the oak block will blacken.

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Inspired by Italian architect Carlo Scarpa, a master of architectural detailing, Pulltab lined the framed opening of the view to the power station with a 12-inch section of gasline pipe, designed deliberately to rust onto the stucco wall.

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The Corten steel screen will continue to weather and rust.

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This oak-block water-feature nick-named “Chunky” who was made out of an oak block sourced from a Pennsylvania mill and can be used as a bench.source

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