field operations tops brooklyn building with communal roof garden field operations tops brooklyn building with communal roof garden
dec 30, 2015

field operations tops brooklyn building with communal roof garden

field operations tops brooklyn apartment building with communal roof garden
all images courtesy of 60 water / two trees

 

 

 

located at the center of brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood, 60 water is a 17-storey apartment building designed by leeser architecture and developed by two trees management. situated next to the famous brooklyn bridge, the scheme offers impressive views across the east river towards lower manhattan.

 

the building is topped with an accessible 6,000 square foot roof garden designed by james corner field operations. in developing the scheme the design team sought to incorporate many of the same elements and plant life found at the high line, (a project they also helped landscape), including angled walkways, open viewing areas, and oversized wooden lounge chairs. the building opened just under a year ago, and is currently 85% leased.

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
the scheme is located at the center of brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
the roof garden has been designed by james corner field operations

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
impressive views are provided across the east river towards lower manhattan

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
large planters have been integrated into the design

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
the terrace includes angled walkways, open viewing areas, and wooden lounge chairs

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
the garden measures a total of 6,000 square feet

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
a mirrored pavilion indicates visible landmarks

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
the building opened just under a year ago, and is currently 85% leased

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
apartments offer views of lower manhattan

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
kitchen and dining area

60 water apartments dumbo brooklyn roof garden james corner field operations designboom
the building itself was designed by leeser architecture

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