Outdoor, Grass, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, and Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck “Before, the house turned its back on the landscape,” said Parish. “This renovation and addition really animates the garden.” Sliding glass doors match those of the living room beyond the deck, and both can be completely open to the yard.  Photo 5 of 8 in A Vancouver Renovation Transforms a Backyard Into a Giant Living Room