Outdoor and Wood Patio, Porch, Deck A second-floor “pacing” deck marks Faulkner’s design, as it gives the residents the feeling of being indoors and in the landscape at once. “The deck runs along the second floor, adjacent to a bedroom,” says the architect, who shaded the area with perforated steel screens and more solid Cor-Ten steel.  Photo 9 of 14 in Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California