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KNIGHTSBRIDGE ROOF TERRACE GARDEN

We worked closely with a developer, with whom we have completed several high-end projects in Knightsbridge, to create a stunning new roof terrace garden for a renovated first floor apartment opposite Harrods in London. One of the key features of the roof terrace was a large bio-ethanol built-in fireplace, centred on a generous seating area.

Boundaries were extended to provide privacy from the surrounding apartments by the installation of slatted cedar screens, topped with artificial Buxus hedging. Bamboo and sliver birch trees were planted in large metal containers to soften the terrace and give additional privacy.

A soft grey rendered garden wall with built-in outdoor fireplace, next to large metal planters with pretty flowers and a big tree in front of a cedar screen
Slatted cedar screening with artificial hedge above. Large metal planters with bamboo and trees surround a outdoor dining area with a long table
A large grey plant pot on a stone patio, planted with pink and purple flowers, against a white wall
A generous roof terrace with a large outdoor sofa in front of a garden fireplace
A roof terrace in need of renovation, with badly shaped trees in broken pots

THE ROOF TERRACE BEFORE

The roof terrace was unloved and contained several large, poorly pruned trees, in rusting and broken plant pots. At the rear of the terrace there was a brick building that had been used as a shed, perfect for conversion into a garden office.

3D Sketchup image of design for new roof terrace garden

CGI SKETCHUP IMAGE

SketchUp was used to create a 3D CGI image of how the roof terrace would look after the renovation work had been carried out. The image was used to help the developer gain funds from investors for the project.