Outdoor, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, and Back Yard A builder by trade, Ian  served as general contractor, working with designer Eric Walter of mw|works. Three box volumes, conceived as “spaces within spaces,” are configured around the open courtyard; local firm Wittman-Estes designed the hardscapes.  Photo 3 of 15 in Greener Grass