34 Outdoor Concrete Fences, Walls Back Yard Design Photos And Ideas

Modern pool house exterior. Designed by JBellessa Design. Indoor-outdoor living
On a scenic but exposed lakefront site on New Zealand’s South Island, architects Tim Lovell and Ana O’Connell of Lo’CA created a pitch-roofed 2,690-square-foot residence for Tim’s parents. The home’s courtyard was excavated to help shelter it from high winds. A 10-foot eave over the windows and doors assists with sun shade and heat retention during the intense summer and winter months.
Nothing says midcentury Palm Springs like a custom pool and a backdrop of mountains.
Outdoor Living
Outdoor shower
from Pavilion. Backyard overview
from Pavilion looking at the master suite, family room and lofted kitchen
The house is supported by concrete walls at the edges of the house, and with steel beams running East to West. This creates a clear span in the house and across the deck.
The architects chose a swivel fireplace so the family can flexibly use it indoors or outdoors.
The open voids in the home give the property its beautiful, breezy character.
Protected from prying eyes by a planted slope, the back of the property soaks up the sun with a hammock hung from the ceiling.
At the rear patio is a kitchen, dining area, and an Ipe-wood deck with a fire pit, lounge seats, and a water feature.
The garden effortlessly integrates the outdoors into the living space.
Through the bright front door, a hallway leads to a spacious living and dining room, which opens to a garden.
Gregory and Caryn Katz are dwarfed beneath the cantilevered concrete overhang, which houses the bedroom on the upper level. The stackable glass doors that run beneath allow the house to open completely to the yard and swimming pool, soften the severity of the concrete, and blur the boundary between indoors and out.
Outside, a shallow pool cuts a line between the coastline and the adjoining terrace, bringing the expanse of ocean water closer to the living spaces.
The property enjoys unobstructed ocean views.
The Pacific Ocean is virtually in the property's backyard.
Natural light is a given in this home, since each major room features floor-to-ceiling glass panels and sliding doors that are all eight feet high.
A backyard garden with an outdoor grilling station.
Homeowner Jay Longtin served as the general contractor and performed the majority of the remodel work, aside from the outdoor floors, concrete, and pool, which were done by Architectural Blue.
Exterior with infinity pool-VILLA CP
At the family home of an Israeli architect, modern and light-filled interiors enliven a brutalist, raw concrete structure.
Located in the city of Ramat HaSharon near Tel Aviv, the home that Pitsou Kedem designed for himself and his family boasts a powerful and striking horizontal form with a low silhouette.
Back patio and outdoor living room. Board form concrete fireplace
Outside, a set of Bertoia chairs offer an appealing perch around a vintage glass-and-metal table.

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.