17 Outdoor Concrete Fences, Walls Back Yard Large Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

Entrance.
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
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.
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.
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.
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

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.