38 Outdoor Boulders Trees Design Photos And Ideas

In the back, ivy climbs across the garage’s raw cedar cladding next to a gate that allows access to the laneway—but the boys prefer to climb the fence.
The Blue Sky prototype house leads a second life as desert getaway for David McAdam and his partner Scott Smith.
The main house on Petra Island sits on the exact site chosed in 1949 by Frank Llyod Wright himself.
Joel, a landscape designer, created “a series of outdoor rooms,” including an alfresco kitchen that is sheltered beneath a cedar trellis. The Butterfly chairs are from Fresh Home and Garden in Toronto.
A strolling garden and a pond with a waterfall have already been brought back
The 2,300-square-foot home’s overhangs shelter its porches.
A Japanese-style Bamboo water fountain sits in the driveway.
Uncovered paths lead straight down into the forest.
To avoid the typical white barn form found throughout Napa Valley, Fernandez turned to the rustic architectural traditions of western mining communities for inspiration.
Cedar planks on the exterior walls are dyed black, and on the indoor walls, these cedar planks are dyed white.
Another Krisel-designed property, this restored midcentury modern built by the Alexander Construction Co. in 1959 has vaulted tongue and groove ceilings and porcelain tile floors, and is furnished with classic designers from Warren Platner, George Nelson and the Eames, and vintage midcentury abstract paintings.
The Pierre | Olson Kundig
Also by Korean firm BCHO is Jedong Ranch, a house in Jeju Island in South Korean, with a long staircase that leads down to an underground meditation space.
Southwest View
A lounge space looks onto a calming moss garden and provides the perfect zen setting to relax with a cup of tea.
Set high on a cliff along the south end of the beach, this residence of three glass-and-copper pavilions offers a mighty reward for conquering the steep ascent.
Main House Fire Pit
Rear Facade
front exterior
Frontenac House - Exterior
Frontenac House - Exterior
A quiet, sheltered outdoor dining area
Living room garden looking west
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.

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