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    • Художница в окружении своих картин на крыше дома в Тель-Авиве, Израиль
    • Девушка кормит птиц на крыше жилого здания в Тель-Авиве
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    Iyar Semel, a 38-year-old musician, and his two roommates arranged an organic garden on their rooftop, with compost, vegetables, herbs, fruit trees and even a shower. This little oasis of greenery allows Iyar to merge his ecological lifestyle with the restraints of urban space.

    Rooftops make a perfect place to create an oasis, where residents of the Mediterranean metropolis can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the Israeli financial and entertainment center. Here, one can find flourishing gardens, cozy restaurants, yoga, music and art studios and even guest houses.

    With the lack of space in Tel Aviv, which is Israel's largest and most populous city, locals take to their own rooftops and transform them into retreats where they have everything they desire and a cherry on top — a spectacular view of the urban landscape.

    Israel, Tel Aviv

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