These rooftop patios/enclosures/cages started popping up a year or two ago. There was one on the roof of the building next to me and now there are three. A couple of things. Maybe it feels cosy and safe to be inside one, but from the outside, it looks like you are in a cage.
When I came up to the roof on the 4th of July to watch fireworks, there were a bunch of people in the enclosure closest to the camera, aka enclosure 1 in the picture below. I don’t think you really get the idea from this angle. Maybe if you imagine a group of people in enclosure 2. I swear to God, the way they were huddled in there, looking out, they looked just like animals in a zoo on display.
And now that the enclosures/patios are right up next to each other, it’s just kinda silly. What is the point?