45 Outdoor Gardens Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

the expansive deck facing western view hunts the historic Madrona tree and is lined by floor to ceiling glass accessing the living spaces.
Green Roof and Ocean View
View from courtyard toward the house
View from courtyard toward the house
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
West Elevation
West Elevation @ Dusk
View from Southwest @ Dusk
Custom Bioretention Planter (Landscape Architecture by CampionHruby)
The result is a bright, Portuguese home designed in a clean, formal style, where contemporary interiors exist in harmony with the house’s historical shell.
Private courtyard between house and studio
Outdoor shower
Rear wall of courtyard
Private garden with deck
Damon  Fuhrer Landscapes created a Japanese-inspired garden that incorporated bamboo, moss-covered boulders, and a water feature.
The patio and pool area are perfect for full integration of indoor/outdoor living.
Inspiring views can be had from every angle on the terrace.
An interior courtyard.
A spacious outdoor deck with a path that leads down to the lake.
“We have all these different destinations,” says Sardinas, a writer who works from her home office. “I’ll be working, get stuck on a passage, and take a break to go read outside.” On the lower roof, red Vegetal chairs by Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec for Vitra provide moments for repose.
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
Torcuato House Pavilion - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Exterior with infinity pool-VILLA CP
The windows are by Jeld-Wen, and the metal roof is by Galvalume. “I feel lucky to contribute to the architectural diversity in the neighborhood with something truly of this moment that got built despite the odds,” says Marsha.
Swimming pool at rear yard
In addition to the retention of the building's envelope, many original elements were reworked and reused throughout the renovation.
The roof became the perfect location for their vegetable garden, as well as benches and a recreation space crowned by a hot tub powered by a four-kilowatt solar array.
The combination of a low concrete wall and built-in bench creates an intimate seating area that acts as an extension to the kitchen and dining room. Another steel trellis above creates an armature for more plants that will fill in and provide shade. The terrace is topped with blue stone and wood screens give the plants a ladder on which to grow.
Up top, a verdant green roof of native grasses, wildflowers and fruits creates an oasis.
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
Clean lines and mass groupings of plants help create a sense of openness and space within a small garden.
The belvedere vantage point to enjoy the vineyards
Morning vista
Terrace
Firepit and wire fox terrier with hardscape and landscape to exterior dining terrace at raised deck beyond

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.