U-shaped house by Natalie Dionne. Don't know who Natalie is but I like her concept. Why not build the house around the garden or courtyard, why do they always have to be relegated to the side or to the front and back or around the house?
Rooftop garden of Owen Harris - North East corner of the balcony. To the left, Ficus longifolia ‘Ali’, and in the far corner, Cussonia spicata (tall tree with trunk). Outdoor dining setting by TAIT. The Design Files
Outside the living room, a beautiful covered terrace acts as a miniature backyard, complete with wooden decking and verdant plants. The built-in seating looks like a comfortable place to relax and watch as people go about their days on the streets below.