Balmori and Sander’s Rooftop Classroom

Laurie Lambrecht for The New York Times

When Matthew Blesso, 35, a real estate developer, bought his 3,100-square-foot apartment in Lower Manhattan two years ago, he turned it over to two Yale professors, the architect Joel Sanders and the landscape architect Diana Balmori. Together, they teach a course called Interface, about integrating architecture and landscape design. And so, with Mr. Blesso’s blessing, they turned his $4 million apartment into an extended classroom.

In the Penthouse, A True Garden Apartment Fred A. Bernstein NYT 9/24/08

Slideshow here.

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