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A Brief History of Terraces, from Ziggurats to Penthouses

While people around the world have been building and using terraces for the past 12,000 years, New Yorkers have just over a century under our belts. Here’s what we’ve learned.

Blank Slate to Brooklyn Oasis: Creating a Beautiful, Family-Friendly Roof Terrace

We first found landscape designer Dima Rumiantcev’s work on Instagram (@dimastery), where he posts enticing […]

A New Loggia Renaissance: Explaining and Identifying Loggia in NYC

If you’re visiting TheTerraceExperts.com, you probably already know the difference between a terrace and a […]

Designing While Disguising: Thoughtful Solutions for Hiding Unsightly Utilities on Your Terrace

The Terrace Experts recently sat down with renowned landscape designer and horticulturist Christian Duvernois and […]

20 Ways to Design (and Maintain) a Safe Terrace

Having a terrace is definitely a perk! It gives you a refreshing, natural space for […]

Can I put a grill on my terrace? What about a fireplace?

In short, yes. But there are lots of rules about product types, locations, fire safety […]

What Makes a Terrace Different Than a Balcony?

Balconies are far more common than terraces in the city, but they also seem to […]

From Day to Night: The Most Beautiful Outdoor Lighting Schemes for your Terrace

featured image via Vert Gardens Terraces aren’t just for sunny days—long nights lounging outdoors are […]

Ask an Appraiser: How Much Is My NYC Terrace Worth?

We formed the Terrace Experts because we realized that there wasn’t authoritative, empirical data on […]