Outdoor, Back Yard, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Raised Planters, Wood Fences, Wall, and Grass The modern addition sits on a concrete platform that extends past the house’s envelope, creating welcoming patios on each side. “From any space within the home you are no more than a few steps from one of the outdoor spaces,” Busick says. On the west-facing back porch, Green Kite Chairs by Karim Rashid and a poppy-red hammock offer ideal spots from which to take in the sunset.  Photo 2 of 11 in Amazing House is Half Historic and Half Modern