Outdoor, Back Yard, Wood Fences, Wall, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Grass, and Stone Patio, Porch, Deck “We were concerned that by elevating the first floor by six feet, we would be detaching the living space from the neighborhood,” Mitchell says. “Thus, we have an elevated exterior patio off of the rear that overlooks the sidewalk and brings the living space to the outdoors.”  Modern Homes in Colorado by Luke Hopping from Highlands House