Outdoor, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Back Yard, Shrubs, Trees, and Raised Planters A maple tree grows through an ipe deck in the garden that Mary Barensfeld designed for a family in Berkeley, California. A reflecting pool separates it from a white-granite patio, which is furnished with a Petal dining table by Richard Schultz and chairs by Mario Bellini.  Photo 1 of 4 in An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard from How to Make Your Tiny Yard Feel Spacious