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Rooftop: The Latest Architecture and News

Life On High: the Renaissance of Rooftop Spaces is Here to Stay

07:30 - 18 December, 2018
Life On High: the Renaissance of Rooftop Spaces is Here to Stay

Though seemingly opposite environments, cities are a lot like rainforests. At ground level, the world is dank, dark, and full of predators. Inhabitants seeking fresh air, sunshine, and privacy have only one direction to go: up.

So in the urban jungle, it’s only natural to build a “canopy” in the form of rooftop architecture. The popularity of rooftop amenities across residential, commercial, hospitality, and even health-care projects shows that’s exactly what’s happening.

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Dmytro Aranchii Architects Constructs Interactive Park on Top of Shopping Center

16:00 - 13 August, 2017
Dmytro Aranchii Architects Constructs Interactive Park on Top of Shopping Center, Courtesy of Dmytro Aranchii Architects
Courtesy of Dmytro Aranchii Architects

Dmytro Aranchii Architects have started construction on a large interactive green roof in Kyiv, Ukraine. Called the Signature Garden, the 6000 square meter park sits on top of a shopping center and provides a space for visitors to dine, play, and enjoy both vegetation and water features.

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