A second green roof is planted with sedum and plays host to one of the family’s favorite spots: a hammock. Bentheim suggested adding a trellis overhead to soften and balance the appearance of the facade. Photo by Matthew Williams.
Emre Arolat’s 2012 design for the Sancaklar Mosque outside Istanbul challenges the Turkish capital’s ubiquitous soaring domes and patterned minarets. Instead, the firm built the mosque into the side of a hill and clad it in natural stacked slate.
The home is the Elliot Ripper house by Sydney Architect Christopher Polly, and it is a totally revamped space making the most of open plan and indoor/outdoor living, photography credit: Brett Boardman.