It is not surprising that roofs have gained popularity in recent years. The famous rooftops have become the fashionable setting for all kinds of outdoor gatherings, as they are an ideal option to enjoy the good temperatures in urban environments where the scarcity of space makes it difficult to have a garden; Or just because you want to enjoy the views. This part of the house that was used for little more than clothes, has become a must for modern houses of new creation, as well as hotels and bars of trend, which never cease to enhance their charms. What better than to welcome the good weather with these 7 original rooftops that will make us dream of the best summer nights.
We started our selection with a Minka Houses house built on a descending terrain that focuses completely towards the spectacular views of the Sierra de Collserola, in the surroundings of Barcelona.
The house, built in only 5 and a half months thanks to its sustainable wood structure , takes full advantage of the possibilities of the plot with a terrace accessed through a stylish spiral staircase. This leads to a chill out space with wooden floors, lounge furniture and spectacular views of the landscape and the pool below. The surprise effect and the discretion are guaranteed.
Double rooftop! This proposal of BW Architects incorporates a terrace on the roof of a studio, which in turn includes a metal staircase through which access to the highest part of the building, creating an original private rooftop with panoramic views of the city. The large vertical opening windows reinforce the attic effect, which adds a touch of fantasy to the house.
We continue with more designs, the next rooftop designed by 2.8 Architects incorporates planes at different levels leading to a square pool open to the outside views. This division of spaces allows to create several environments, ideal for enjoying family activities, focusing on the leisure area in the highest part of the house.
In the unspoiled natural setting of the island of Formentera, Minka Houses designs a house that practically mimics with the surroundings. The house is projected on a single rectangular volume that stands out for its large openings that convey a sense of space and luminosity. In the same minimalist line is drawn the roof, which occupies virtually the entire roof of the house, creating a unique space for all kinds of outdoor experiences.
The wood and the jacuzzi are the indisputable protagonists of this dreamy terrace. A small oasis in the middle of the urban environment where vegetation, wood and white furniture recreate an idyllic situation. Privacy is assured thanks to decorative features such as the wooden wall and the presence of plants.
From houses and the apartments design we pass to the hotels, great ambassadors of the most spectacular rooftops of the trendy cities. The Skybar of the Grand Hotel Central in Barcelona can boast one of the best views of the city from an intimate rooftop of Mediterranean airs where the wooden floor, the swimming pool and the design bar form the best urban cocktail for the summer nights. Its minimalist design and care invite you to enjoy the present moment without barely moving from the center of the Catalan capital.
To end our route of original rooftops, we travel to Vietnam, where we enjoy privileged views of Hanoi from the Trill Rooftop Café. New York airs in the Asian capital, wood and iron furniture, stamped cushions and exterior lights, who would not teleport right now?