27 Mar '15, 11pm

Roof gardens are nice, but this house has an entire roof yard!

Building on the top of rooftops is becoming fairly common on our over-crowded planet, but have you ever seen a home that has 3 box rooms, 3 trees and a meadow on its roof? Roger Christ was commissioned by a family of four to expand a German bungalow originally built in the 1960s, but he had to go vertical instead of horizontal because of space restrictions. In response to these challenges, he planted 3 glass boxes connected by a highly glazed, transparent corridor on a cantilevered roof , and surrounded them with a courtyard, a mini-meadow, and trees!

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/3-rooms-3-trees-and-a-meadow-adorn-t...

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