13 Outdoor Horizontal Fences, Walls Walkways Design Photos And Ideas

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.

“Not a drop  of water is wasted here,” Nina says of the yard. “This is huge  for Mexico City. The whole terrace  is a water collector.”
More than just a clever cover, the ipe wood shell of Mark Erman's spa, thanks to its 40-foot tracks, niftily navigates the rocky straights between spa shelter, dapper deck, and bespoke buffet table.
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
Front Exterior, Day
Innovative path lighting
Back yard
Uptown Row consists of 10 townhomes a mere 500 feet from a light rail station in Phoenix. Each unit has a semi-private courtyard behind a spaced block wall, and a private roof deck with view of the city skyline and mountains beyond
A playful entry welcomes guests while providing privacy with offset cedar slats, an orange pivot gate, and opaque glass garage door.
An asymmetrical mailbox incorporates mid-century geometry and new building materials into the front approach.
Green roof
Changing the vehicular approach provides for direct garage access and allows for the drought-tolerant landscaping to contribute to both privacy and an enhanced streetscape.

Get a Daily Dose of Design

Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.