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roof garden

a garden on a flat roof of a building
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Roof garden

A rooftop terrace with planters and potted plants, especially when on a tall building.
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roof garden

A garden or restaurant, or the like, on a roof.
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A form submitted to the authority said: "The addition of a roof terrace for occasional use to be provided with frame-less glass balustrading to the north and a planted screen to the west.
Cllr Max Mitchell disagreed with the convener's perspective about the roof terrace.
Liam said: "It has been our aim for several years, since acquiring this building, to put the roof terrace into use.
And the roof terrace measures 7m (about 23ft) by 4.8m (about 15ft) which has all-round views "complete with gargoyles", according to the sales details.
It's a two-bedroom, two-bathroom penthouse on top of 454 West 46th Street in New York featuring an extraordinary roof terrace overlooking the city's theatre district.
Because of a lack of building space, especially in urban areas, roof terraces have become more popular and a great alternative to a back yard or lawned garden.
"The suite is the best space in the building and sitting alongside the roof terrace, makes for an entirely unique offering."
The third floor has the sun lounge with both underfloor heating and air conditioning, tinted windows and sliding doors opening onto the wrap around roof terrace with decked seating area.
Here is a fabulous light and roomy bedroom with French windows opening on to the roof terrace.
While nights are cold, daytime temperatures should be considerably higher than in the UK - perfect for a breakfast in a sunny courtyard or dinner on a roof terrace. Spend what you've saved in the souks and head home with some stunning Christmas presents.