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Carroll Gardens Rooftop II

The owners of this shared Brooklyn rooftop garden needed to create three individual spaces without feeling too closed off, dark, or boxed in. The solution is a series of custom cedar trellises at varying heights mixed with lightweight planters that delineate each of the owner's deeded spaces.

 

Flowering vines grow through the trellises to provide added privacy during the warmer months as well as pops of color and texture. River birch trees offer dappled shade and dimension, flowering perennials add color, fragrance, and attract pollinators, and ornamental grasses provide texture and movement while also masking unsightly HVAC units.

 

The resulting rooftop space is open and breezy while also giving each family their own special private oasis.

WHAT

Rooftop Garden

WHERE

Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

WHEN

2016

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