From Urban Beekeeping to Rooftop Lakes

 - Aug 16, 2009   Updated: Jun 15 2011
These unusual rooftop innovations ensure that you never run out of ways to maximize the space on your roof.

Homeowners who don't have much yard space can opt to plant a yard or garden right on their rooftop. Hotels and other tall buildings have used their rooftops not only for pools, but for lakes, bee hives and art installations. Check out these rooftop innovations and more below.

Implications - The rooftop has become an additional room for some homeowners. It boosts the ability to see the area around you and just relax. The no walls feeling allows a calming sense that the viewer is on the top of the world. By having ideas like eco-friendly rooftops, the space is transformed into something more, making it more special.