Rooftop Garden Oasis

Designer Brandon Pruett transforms a waterfront rooftop into a garden getaway with living succulent walls for privacy, sculptural seating and a dramatic carved stone water feature.

Photo By: Living Green Design

Photo By: Living Green Design

Photo By: Living Green Design

Photo By: Living Green Design

Photo By: Living Green Design

Rooftop Terrace Entertains in 'High' Style

Planters of varying heights and shapes are filled with structured cycads and vibrant succulents, bringing life to this outdoor lounge. Woven chairs with modern lines combine with a sleek, contemporary table to create a conversation area that takes advantage of its panoramic setting.

Conversation Hotspot on Rooftop Deck

The curvy lines of a contemporary rug are mimicked in fun outdoor furniture, creating a chic spot for lounging on this rooftop terrace. Ottomans offer versatile extra seating, and a trio of side tables means guests don't have to reach far for their drinks. Planters of varying heights add bursts of color to the space's neutral palette.

Modern Seating for Cozy Rooftop Lounge

Angular, matte black chairs by Kettal create a comfy spot to lounge on this rooftop terrace with picturesque views. Sleek, modern planters are filled with structured cycads and vibrant succulents, imbuing the space with life and color.

Vibrant Foliage Frames Rooftop Dining Space

Lush plantings along the perimeter frame water views, creating a lovely spot for dining al fresco. The tall, twisting stems are the aerial roots of liana trees, which grow in northern Thailand. Other plants varieties include agave attenuata, echeveria, aeonium and fuchsia, each carefully chosen to thrive in the unusual setting and enhance the space's striking design.

Vertical Garden Is Alive with Style

A textured metal medallion forms a focal point in this colorful rooftop garden. Raised redwood beds are on casters, allowing them to be moved several times a year for window washers to reach the apartments below. Fuchsia, oxalis and round aeonium are among the species that bloom in the vertical garden.