Roof terrace

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about roof terrace

Project • By CospicoPrivate Houses

Beautiful terrace lounge with CospiBio pergola!

The bioclimatic pergola CospiBio, the art of living outside differently! Apergola in a house or a roof top terrace is a dream come true. The terrace, a priviledged part of the house that offers views across the city, can easily be turned into a unique living space. Caption With a bioclimatic roof for your terrace, the relaxation area will be comfortable and a source of pleasure. Becuase the sun's rays and heat can sometimes be unbearable, the need of tidy up your space becomes inevitable. Installing a pergola on your roof top terrace will alow you to create a shady paradise while keeping the sun in check.  A game of light and shadow , ventilation and coolness, enjoy comfort and well-being  at all times. Without a doupt,... More

NewsNews • 2 Aug 2021

Swiss duplex design integrates two distinct users within a singular house structure

Outside Basel in the calm neighbourhood of Binningen, Switzerland, this semi-detached house by KOHLERSTRAUMANN Architects integrates two distinct users of a duplex arrangement within a singular unified house structure.  Maris Mezulis Responding to the existing topography was a key challenge for the architects. To do so, the building was separated into a series of volumes and a split level integrated into the main part of the building. The resulting volumes create spaces that attain optimum room height and efficient usage of space.  Maris Mezulis Among these different volumes, the covered building entrance is located at the entry of the semi-detached house and lies immediately adjacent to the garage. Following the terra... More

NewsNews • 14 Jul 2021

Sustainable Vilnius housing development draws from the tranquility of the forest

On the outskirts of Vilnius on a forested site, this new housing development by Paleko Arch Studija comprises three two-floor villas of 80 square meters each. Surrounded by a tall old pine forest and neighbouring individual villas, the concept maximizes the tranquility of the forest. Clad mainly with timber that blends into the surroundings, there are no fences, only hedge rows for some separation. Even the driveway is reduced to a bare minimum with cars parked on a strengthened lawn surface. Norbertas Tukaj Family activities are organized over three the levels. The ground level accommodates a fully glazed living space with the floor extending naturally into the surrounding forest. The next floor features Villa Savoye-type panoramic w... More

NewsNews • 17 Jun 2021

New York City welcomes the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library by Mecanoo and and Beyer Blinder Belle

Located on Fifth Avenue, the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) by Mecanoo and Beyer Blinder Belle offers a new-generation library to New York City. It is located directly across from the New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (SASB), the famed Beaux-Art style building that opened in 1911 and received today over 1.7 million visitors per year. John Bartelstone The new SNFL reflects the harmony between the buildings including long tables that recall the impressive scale of the SASB’s Rose Main Reading Room, ceiling artwork in the Long Room that echoes neo-classical paintings within the SASB’s ceiling, and the use of classic materials such as natural stone, terrazzo and oak.   John... More

Project • By CospicoHousing

Terrace in Kuwait with Copilouvre pergola!

Having a place where you could rest and take a good look at the surroundings would certainly be a great thing. Cospilouivre pergola could give you a place where you can breath in fresh air and where you can see the vast heavens. That would be a relaxing view which can take away all your stress from a day's work.  Regulate the perfect amount of light, sun shading and ventilation Optional manula operation  Optinal gutters - Facades around the pergola Free standing or wall mounted  Sun protection customized to your home and needs  Your dream poatio at any time of the year   Creta a cozy place for family and friends   More

Project • By KettalOffices

Pernod Ricard Headquarters Paris

Housed in a building by Ferrier Marchetti Studio, the Pernod Ricard's office stands contiguous to Saint-Lazare train station and spans almost 200,000 square feet across eight floors. There are planted terraces and a few beehives on the green rooftop, and while none of the firm’s 900 employees has an assigned workstation, they do have a choice of some 2,400 different seats. They also have access to an almost dizzyingly long list of amenities, which include an in-house package-delivery counter, a game room, a travel lounge with a nap room, and a “Health Village” comprising a gym, hairdressing salon and barber’s shop, massage parlor, and an infirmary. More

NewsNews • 16 Dec 2020

BIG completes curving mixed-use residential project in Harlem

A curving facade of interlocking checkerboard panels, in blackened textured metal, enables the apartments to have more sunlight and softens the street edge. The building designed by BIG houses a nursing school on street level and comes with attractive amenities on the roof. Pernille and Thomas Loof The party roof is decked out with whirlpool spas, a swimming pool and an elongated roof deck with a variety of seating areas. The entrances are colorfully tiled with colored concrete and refers to murals you can find in the neighborhood. Pernille and Thomas Loof The building facilities include a fitness center, media room, relaxation spas, social lounges, and workspace which overlooks a skylight-lit three-storey gallery. The gallery s... More

Product • By Unity Surfacing SystemsPave-Land Series

Pave-Land Series

Our 1.75” and 2” thick Pave-Land Series is designed to meet and exceed all of your project needs for use on infant/ toddler playground areas (yielding a 4ft and 5ft fall rating), rooftops, recreational areas, fitness facilities and more. It is the foundation for a smart, long-term investment in durability and beauty that will last for years to come.As the industry leader, the superior raw materials we provide, coupled with our proprietary manufacturing process, unique design and large size product gives you the strongest, highest quality, environmentally friendly rubber tile system above all overs.All of our products are independently laboratory tested with respect to ASTM, CPSC, AD, FM safety standards and guidelines to be inst... More

Project • By Comelite Architecture Structure and Interior DesignApartments

Fusion Penthouse Design

The Fusion Penthouse Design is part of the fully serviced residential tower of Orsyat located in Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Featuring stunning views of its beachfront ocean, this suite has been done in rich classical style accents fused with a modern backdrop. The use of plush furniture, art-deco style light fixtures, ornate artwork, & expensive materials create an ambiance brimming with unfettered grandeur & polished elegance. It's a home that is effused with a classic royal vibe - fit for a queen. More

Project • By Comelite Architecture Structure and Interior DesignHotels

Aswar Hotel - Modern Moroccan Hotel Design

The Aswar hotel in Khobar, Saudi Arabia captures the majesty of its busy port-side location with a classical twist. This Modern Moroccan Hotel Designtakes luxury and tradition to a whole new level. These villa hotels provide a home-like environment that is underscored by a lavish modern canvas interspersed with lush traditional accents. From the reception to the pool and restaurants, every space has been furnished in earthy hues, expensive materials, understated elegance, and Islamic geometry. More

Project • By Kennerly Architecture & PlanningRestaurants

“M” Building, 660 Indiana Street

The 660-690 Indiana Street project transforms a block along the neighborhood’s western edge with two unique mixed-use residential buildings set above a destination Arts Café and weaves a series of new courtyards and gardens into the urban fabric. The entire Project consists of 116 new apartments including 16 on-site BMR units. Set kitty-corner from Esprit Park, the design proposes the future Dogpatch Arts Plaza at the stub-end of 19th Street, designed by CMG landscape architects. Each of the two buildings are designed by a separate architect. Kennerly is the Architect for the 61-unit “M” Building, extending down Indiana to 18th Street with vertical bars of glass & Corten steel, rolling wave-form roofs, and finished off by a crisp white... More

Project • By Seth Powers PhotographyOffices

Kokaistudios Office

Kokaistudios is an award winning architecture and interior design firm founded in 2000 in Venice by Italian architects Filippo Gabbiani & Andrea Destefanis.Headquartered in Shanghai since 2002, they have grown into multi-cultural firm of 60 people working on a global scale with projects in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Kokaistudios partners with their clients to collaboratively develop innovative & ground breaking projects in diverse fields of design.Primarily focused on developing cultural, corporate, commercial, hospitality & retail projects, the firm has also worked extensively on urban regeneration projects involving the requalification of heritage locations.Kokaistudios aims to develop projects that add p... More

Project • By Comelite Architecture Structure and Interior DesignApartments

Modern Apartment Exterior Design

The exterior elevation can be identified as the literal identity of any building, which is why the CAS team designed the elevation of this 5 story apartment in Bengaluru, India to be as memorable as possible. Without any flash, glamor or glitz, CAS used understated materials like white and grey stone to encapsulate an elegant and sophisticated aura in the exterior design of this building. Furthermore, a green terrace design has been incorporated on the fourth floor to make the most of the surrounding views while giving the residents a communal space to enjoy. The natural accents of this rooftop design evoke a cozy aura, while the wood and glass finishes complement its contemporary build beautifully. More

Project • By RockpanelOffices

Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s newest, brightest icon, is one of Asia’s leading destinations for leisure, entertainment and business. Even though the spectacular design is inspired by a house of cards, each building is strong and safe. The secret to that strength lies beneath the luxurious façade. Working from a brief that outlined ambitious goals for Singapore's tourism and economic development, Boston-based architecture firm Moshe Safdie Architects delivered much more than a luxurious playground; they created a monumental gateway, positioning the city as a centre for innovation, culture and entertainment. With the bar set so high, only the best would do when it came to specifying climate control, acoustic comfort and fire safety. And th... More