The top-floor apartment of this Chicago live/work space prioritizes natural light and functionality. The bedroom, kitchen, and living area form a U shape around a capacious roof deck with breathtaking views of downtown.
What this San Diego cottage lacks in size, it makes up for with stunning views of the ocean. The homeowners lounge on a Crate & Barrel sofa underneath a Hausers umbrella.
The Eiffel Tower, in all its 984-foot-high glory, is framed by a long, thin window at this Paris flat, home of art gallery director Didier Krzentowski.
The roof deck of this San Francisco renovation has a commanding view of the East Bay and Mount Tiburon. “We have friends out here in the summer and stay too long drinking wine,” says resident and architect George Bradley.
The newly built-out second-floor roof terrace at this Tribeca loft has an unobstructed view of the Empire State Building. The outdoor table is vintage Paul McCobb.
Rex folding rocker chairs from Design Within Reach and black galvanized-steel planters from IKEA grace this Seattle home's relaxing roof deck.
The residents of this futuristic Viennese penthouse gaze out past a reflecting pool at the city below.
This live/work addition in London frames the iconic Shard. Flush skirting creates clean lines and allows furniture to butt up against the walls.
The roof deck of architect Marcio Kogan's Cube House in São Paulo, Brazil, offers a spectacular view of the surrounding cityscape.
Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a single-family dwelling isn't as isolated as they had feared. Joe and his spouse Nina Hachigian relax on their terrace overlooking the hills in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles.