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

“We wanted to ‘cap’ the dwelling with a generous, almost sweeping canopy that would keep the majority of the high sun exposure areas in shade,” says Pande. “We also played with the roof volume to break free from the constraints of a typical ‘box modern’ home.”
“We wanted to ‘cap’ the dwelling with a generous, almost sweeping canopy that would keep the majority of the high sun exposure areas in shade. We also played with the roof volume to break free from the constraints of a typical ‘box modern’ home,” says Pande.
The sculptural butterfly roof accentuates views.
Protected from the northeasterly winds, the deck enjoys ample access to sunlight. “My concept of the deck was to treat it almost like an infinity pool where there’s a very sharp edge and it being coplanar with the floor when you’re in the house looking out you can’t really see anything but the water,” adds John.
A stone walkway weaves through a grassy, terraced backyard, which is studded with mature trees and complete with a flat lawn, al fresco dining area, and a walled courtyard surrounding an oversized pool, spa, and hills.
The Hollywood Hills home sits on a high bluff and features stunning canyon views.
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 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.
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.