Gardening on a higher plane is a showcase of the best rooftop gardens from across the globe
An exploration of rooftop gardening, this book gives insight into the urban phenomenon by presenting the best work from world-renowned architects and garden designers.
Examining the challenges rooftop gardens face-sun, rain, storms, and a lack of ground beneath the roots-this book studies rooftop gardens in five continents.
Furthermore, it explores all the appropriate accoutrements that ought to accompany a modern rooftop garden, such as contemporary materials, trendy furniture, modern light installations, and of course, tried and tested plants.
Intensive or extensive - what roof gardens "give" us
Secret gardens - very private lifestyle oases
Public places - roof gardens for all
The challenge - sun, rain, storms and no ground beneath the roots
Rising to the challenge - tried and tested specimens from the plant world
Looking forward - the future of "green roofs"
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 5th November 2012
Publisher: CADMOS Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 24.5
Weight (kg): 1.18