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An outdoor shower welcomes Young home after a day out in the dunes.
"We spend a lot of time in the backyard all year round. We wanted to take advantage of Los Angeles' weather and have a true indoor/outdoor feel in the house," says Jenn, who is a Hollywood film producer.
The open floor plan wraps around the central atrium.
Much of Roscommon House is single-story. With a total of 5,900 square feet of floor area, its footprint takes up the majority of the lot, so the architects cleverly sowed in green spaces wherever they could.
Two walls of glass frame the atrium, filling the home with natural light and a strong sense of the outdoors.
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The lovely central atrium.
A peek at the sparkling pool.
The newly landscaped yard is virtually maintenance free and features modern concrete hardscapes, as well as wood decking—perfect for alfresco entertaining.
The Yard and living room
Outdoor area/balcony
"There are many silo houses out there, but the purity of the cylinder breaks down when interior execution is does not align," says Christoph Kaiser. "For the interior, I wanted to remain committed to something of the same breadth."
A look at the rear patio gardens.
A level, trellised garapa-wood deck connects the main structure to the pool house. “The arbors near the pool knit everything together,” says Mikiten. “The deck is constructed over a drainage pit so the wood surface can be completely flush with the interior floor and the surrounding yard, which is critical for a fluid experience by someone using a wheelchair.”
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
South / West view
In addition to the retention of the building's envelope, many original elements were reworked and reused throughout the renovation.
Landscape designer Lillian Montalvo swapped disparate plantings for a cohesive plan centered on a pergola.
Firepit and wire fox terrier with hardscape and landscape to exterior dining terrace at raised deck beyond
The glazed canopy extends to the garden to shield against the rain, ease the sunshine but does not degrade the light quality in the inner space.

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.