30 Outdoor Wood Fences, Walls Large Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The couple asked for a “no maintenance, not low maintenance” backyard. However, Shino tends to “Carlsbad's largest public bathroom for cats” (otherwise known as their Japanese-style rock garden) about once a month.

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The floors and decking are all made from long-lasting, rot-resistant ipe wood.
The huge backyard has a newly added "rec room" and multiple entertaining areas.
The vertical Japanese slat details imbue the house with a Japanese, Zen-inspired aesthetic.
Viewing Decks and Infinity Pool
The courtyard in the center of the compound opens with a lovely lap pool.
The kitchen bar counter extends out to the patio, creating a great space for entertaining.
The living area opens to an expansive outdoor deck that frames river views.
An original 1957 California Ranch by Kemper/Nomland has been painted black and transformed into a pool/guest house.
The slatted pine wood extensions add to the highly transparent nature of the house, while still providing privacy.
A fire pit set into the the decking.
An outdoor grilling area on the side porch.
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
According to McCorkell, the l-shaped footprint “[braces] the dwelling from the predominant winter winds from the southeast.” The full-glazed façade faces the north, trapping the angles from the northern sun.
Front deck and facade
This compact extension at the rear of a suburban house in Melbourne, Australia, includes a ground-level garage on its street-facing side, a studio guest suite on the first floor, and a roof deck—all of which are designed to be versatile and convertible. 
What's more, is that on the ground level, the north face of the building is connected to a pool and outdoor terrace that links the extension to the main house.
Rear facade, with maximum glazing and balconies to maximize daylight, views and social interaction.
South / West view
Courtyard featuring the Live Oak Tree.  The neutral tones on the homes exterior act as a canvas to nature showing a play of light on the exterior of the home throughout the day
IKEA chairs join a table from CB2; a Kawneer triple-sliding door opens to the family’s new ipe deck.
Back yard, Pool deck
Back yard
Firepit and wire fox terrier with hardscape and landscape to exterior dining terrace at raised deck beyond
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.

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.