In collaboration with ROEF, Amsterdam’s annual rooftop festival, Pop-Up City explores the undiscovered potential of the urban rooftop landscape.
How can cities encourage better use of roofs? We show four examples of creative policies from around the world that are bringing about positive change.
The newly-released Rooftop Catalogue by architects MVRDV highlights 130 ways to use rooftops in cities. The book provides an overview of innovative ideas aiming to inspire architects, citizens and building owners to take the next step.
A building of Bangkok's Thammasat University is now home to Asia's largest rooftop farm. Drawing inspiration from traditional rice-farming practices, the farm mimics a local rice terrace landscape.
At the newly renovated Funan Mall in the centre of Singapore, you can visit an urban rooftop farm that is part of the city's efforts in addressing its food insecurity issues.
Startups and creatives have been given a new home in Munich's Werksviertel. But not only humans are working and thriving there, as a small herd of rooftop sheep is also here to stay.
Copenhagen’s new city attraction makes use of a power plant's rooftop for citizens and tourists to hit the slopes all year round.
Linz-based Urgent.Agency created an art installation that wants you to explore the rooftop as a space for calmness and reflection in the city.
Rainbeer is an ambitious project that brings to light the consequential effects of climate change, and encourages people to incorporate eco-friendly strategies into their own projects via urban rooftops.
DeDAKKAS is bringing hospitality, green and a great city view to the rooftop of a Dutch parking lot.
Renée Rooijmans is a rooftop pioneer, living on a converted train viaduct in Rotterdam in a tiny trailer.
A dune landscape will soon emerge on the roof of two new housing blocks in Amsterdam. The buildings will not just provide a place for humans — they will also be a home to native plants and animals.
Electric air taxi startup Lilium believes in a future in which anyone can fly anywhere. Will the German startup transform urban rooftops into mini-airports?
In collaboration with Amsterdam's rooftop festival ROEF, we're exploring the hidden potential of the urban roofscape.