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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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Post has become one of the pioneers in high-end roof-top gardens, courtyards and landscapes in mixed-use developments.
THE manager of West Orchards shopping centre is feeling rosy after opening a fragrant roof-top garden for Valentine's Day.
WEST Orchards shopping centre will be smelling of roses this month, when an unusual roof-top garden is unveiled to the public.
As part of national Compost Awareness Week, the brightly-coloured, open-topped double-decker, complete with blooming roof-top garden, parked at Broadgate for people to climb on board and learn more.
The architect's vision for The Shalom Center includes three office towers with residential units on the top four floors of each; a retail base; a public roof-top garden and a parking garage for 3,000 cars.
"The facility is going to have all of this amazing equipment as well as a roof-top garden with views across the city.
For instance, Hidrock is in the process of installing a roof-top garden for business meetings and lunches.
The star attraction will be a roof-top garden with panoramic views across the city.
The unit will feature chill-out zones and treatment facilities as well as entertainment equipment and a roof-top garden, all designed to increase survival rates of children and young adults suffering from the disease.
The property will be comprised of 209 one- and two-bedroom condominiums along with 13 penthouses under the Skyview luxury brand; a 102-room boutique Hotel Indigo; a 6,650 s/f restaurant with a liquor license and outdoor seating; a 5,800 s/f full-service day spa and fitness center; a roof-top garden; and 10,000 s/f of ground floor retail space.
"We have commissioned Jill Campbell, of Garden Design, to create a typical layout of shrubs and plants which are appropriate for a roof-top garden.
Staff at the; Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, enjoy a moment's respite in the roof-top garden of the Cancer Centre.