Collection by Luke Hopping

These City Homes Hide Quiet Courtyards


Behind their urban facades, these homes from New York to Melbourne conceal outdoor moments.

The glass wall separating the main living area and the inner courtyard garden opens like an accordion to create a...
The backyard features a vertical garden, called the “picking wall” by the designers of Weller Landscapes, for its...
The home’s enclosed courtyard sits at “the heart of the structure,” says Baumann, who resides with his wife, Lisa...
The Zizmors didn't want to use curtains to screen their wide-open home from noisy neighbors.
A single crepe myrtle, which sports red blossoms in summer, defines the courtyard.
From the kitchen and living room you’re well connected to the courtyard and the rest of the house.