Many architects say that the roof is the fifth facade. Here, we prove how true that sentiment is with 7 projects from our archives that allow the roof to be the star attraction. - Erika Heet's Incredible Rooflines design collection on Dwell.
In 1974, Harry Bertoia was commissioned by the Standard Oil Company to create sculptures for the plaza of their building, a modern skyscraper designed by architect Edward Durrell Stone. At the time of its completion just a year earlier, the Standard Oil Building (now the Aon Center) was the tallest
Malplaquet House, Stepney, East London. Restored 18th century home filled with a massive private art and natural history collection. More photos here: http://theartoftheroom.com/2013/03/cabinet-of-wonder/
San Francisco-based studio SB Architects has designed the Hillside House project. This 2,116 square foot, four story, contemporary home is nestled on the hills of Mill Valley, a city in Marin County, California, USA,