Dwell's Favorite 7 Outdoor Hardscapes Raised Planters Design Photos And Ideas

Moving the entrance off the street to the rear of the house allowed for the creation of a diminutive side yard.
The couple often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
Rear wall of courtyard
Lynn
Abernathy House

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.