Most people want a beautiful garden of their own in their house, but this dream may not come true because there's no space for a backyard. Some people are fortunate enough to have a rooftop which can be turned to a dreaming garden.
Carnegie Hill House, NY by Nelson Byrd Woltz.Black locust timber slabs take you to an oversized woven chair (the ‘nest’) surrounded by ferns. Opposite, orthogonal pavers lead to a re-circulating fountain bringing sound and movement into the garden.
I would love to have a section of garden-style courtyard on our next property. Someplace with rich plants, a moving breeze, and the ability for absolute privacy, then have an arched gateway that takes you to the rest of the yard.