Dwell's Favorite 3 Outdoor Retaining Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

The Pool House seen at night.
Raised walkway between house and studio
The retaining wall anchors the standing-seam steel roof.

Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.