Outdoor, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, and Back Yard A 2,500-square-foot backyard off a Portland home was completely overhauled by architect Michael Howells. Its new design uses pavers to divide the yard into sections that include planters, a cedar soaking tub, and a fire pit.  Photo 8 of 11 in 10 Modern Hot Tubs from Japanese-Inspired Backyard with a Tiny Studio in Portland