With over 8 million people living in its five boroughs, New York is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. So, some of the city's wealthier residents have come up with an inventive way to squeeze into The Big Apple: by building buildings on top of other buildings. Think dens perched on top of apartment blocks, pods stored next to air-conditioning vents and rooftop 'cubes' overlooking the Hudson.
These creative structures are not only fantastic to marvel at with their contrasting designs and modern styles, but are also a great solution to housing shortages in large cities. Here are ten of the most creative examples in NYC.
August 6, 2012 by Greta Mayr