Urban Rooftop Garden Designs Changing City Architecture with Green Ideas

rooftop gardening and green building technology

A rooftop garden amid skyscrapers in Japan


Urban gardening is a popular hobby of city dwellers. With the return of gardening season, take a look at rooftop garden designs ideas created worldwide and maybe find a little space to grow fresh food for yourself also. Lushome collection brings ideas for creating rooftop gardens which are located on the roofs of small homes and tall buildings.

Rooftop garden designs is a great investment. People and the environment benefit from rooftop gardens in many ways. It is possible to plant various decorative plants and flowers, grow vegetables and edible herbsĀ  creating pleasant and attractive Green spaces that help protect the environment and give a chance to connect to the nature.

Traditional garden design or extravagant rooftop gardens with modern art and unusual centerpieces decorate large cities, maximizing available spaces with creative Green ideas. Rooftop garden designs increase values of the buildings, emphasizing the sustainable architecture and eco friendly attitude.

Modern rooftop garden design ideas

Rooftop garden in Paris

This roof top garden decorate the Palais de Tokyo museum near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Mickael Toublant, a gardener for French chef Alain Passard, checks vegetables in a 150 sq meter garden installed temporarily on the roof of the building.

Beekeeper Michael Thompson makes his way through the rooftop garden of wildflowers and native grasses on the City Hall in Chicago to check on more than 100,000 bees. Rooftop gardens and beekeeping are thriving in large cities across the world, driven by young hobbyists, eco friendly living followers and Green entrepreneurs.

Natural garden design on the top of the City Hall in Chicago
Decorative plants and vegetable garden on the roof of the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel
Gardeners tend plant boxes atop Southbank Centre in London
The Manhattan skyline behind a Brooklyn Grange rooftop garden in the Brooklyn Navy Yards in New York City
Rooftop garden in Tokyo
Vegetable garden design with edible herbs on the top of a commercial building in the Futian district of Shenzhen in China
A rooftop garden amid skyscrapers in Japan
Jasmine Pottinger, a 73-year-old retired nurse, in her terraced backyard garden at her home in Mandeville in central Jamaica
Harvested vegetables in a rooftop garden in London
A rooftop garden on a building across the street from the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa, the urban rooftop garden

  by Ena Russ   

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