Rather than hide the roof vents, I embraceed them by making containers that looked like vents and mixed them with other containers for this rooftop gardens. Salix, nepeta, sweet potato vine,
This secret garden is can be seen only by the neighboring higher buildings. They wanted the roof vents to be hidden...how'ld we do?
The cement facade of the James Hotel is perfect for encouraging the Boston Ivy to really climb to new heights.
The vents on this rooftop were all that were visible when I came to look at this job. Now the are a the most subtle part of this TriBeCa Rooftop Landscape.
A Tribeca garden with the a view of the World Trade Centers. After 911 the building was not livable for nearly a year but the the garden survived.