Sky garden in Singapore, Designed by WOHA Architects, Parkroyal Hotel
Small city gardens are one of the most enjoyable ways to soften the harshness of life in the big city. Gardening in London, for example, is a traditional hobby of British city dwellers - and they're very good at it! Strolling the streets of London in June can be a real enchantment and the British climate makes for infinite combinations of plants and flowers.
In New York City it's much more difficult to maintain a healthy garden: the extremes of temperature between winter and summer and the wind in the corridors pose challenges to growing a small garden. Nevertheless some devoted enthusiasts succeed. And to have one's corner of paradise in the city makes it well worth the effort!
What a view over Central Park!
A small city garden in a London Town House designed by Nicholas Haslan
A well protected private garden in Paris' 16th arrondissement. Sculpture has long played a key role in French as well as Italian gardens.
A tiny garden in the backyard of this renaissance house, Autun, Burgundy.
Traditional city garden in Shanghai.