133 Outdoor Grass Large Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The roof's overhang also employs paneled Siberian larch.
The deck and pergola appear to be a natural extension of the home.
The first C faces a mountain range on the horizon, and receives the afternoon soon.
The studio seen in the backgroud here, is adjacent to the home.
The pool area was designed for outdoor entertaining.
The pool area also features an outdoor kitchen.
The shaded pool cabana shares the backside of the living room's dual fireplace.
The livig areas open to the central courtyard.
The courtyard pool.
The courtyard infuses the interiors with light.
The home wraps around a protected courtyard
The living area opens to an expansive outdoor deck that frames river views.
In addition to the beautiful setting, guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and swimming pool, and local activities such as golf and surfing.
The curvilinear lines and caned wicker seats of the Arlington collection reference British colonial style. Man-made wicker offers an authentic caned look with all the benefits of a modern material.
An outdoor kitchen, green lawn and pool makes the rear-yard the perfect spot of outdoor soirees.
The Pavilion has plenty of cozy seating, a cast concrete fireplace, and a sound system.
The outdoor benefits from ceiling fans to help circulate the air and keep things cool.
An aerial view of
The expansive grassy lawns features several ponds, fountains, native greenery, and even a tea house.
The outdoor entertaining space includes a shuffleboard court and built-in outdoor seating area complete with a fireplace and barbecue.
In Sweden, architect Bengt Mattias Carlsson created a pavilion adjacent to a residence dating from the late 1800s. The pergola is made from glue-laminated timber beams set atop steel posts; it protects the pool from falling pine needles. George Nelson benches offer places to sit.
The College Park pavilion has become an inviting gathering point for residents of the surrounding community, well west of the Dallas city center.
A spacious outdoor deck with a path that leads down to the lake.
The pool stretches across a rolling lawn that ends at the foot of the wooded mountains.
Herman and van Gass chose only natural materials like glass, steel, and stone, and designed the house to harvest its own water supply.
The steel frame and low profile with expanses of glass calls to mind the style of Mies van der Rohe.
The west patio
The west patio opens up to a grass area that can be enjoyed by many.
Since the front door is located in the exterior wall, residents first enter a vast garden before reaching the gable roof house.
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Trejos finished the roof with artificial grass, creating a terrace perfect for dinner parties as well as morning yoga sessions. The client's wife, a ballerina who teaches antigravity yoga, where participants are suspended from textiles, also made the suggestion to include the oversized cloth sails above the roof, a reference to her fitness routine.
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.
The main house on Petra Island sits on the exact site chosed in 1949 by Frank Llyod Wright himself.
Exterior with infinity pool-VILLA CP
Desai Chia Architecture harvested plagued ash trees from the client’s property and used them for interior millwork, flooring, and trim. Working in collaboration with local architect of record Ray Kendra of Environment Architects and Delta Millworks of Texas, the firm clad the dwelling’s exterior in cedar that  was intentionally burned to protect it from fire, insects, and age. The  process is called shou sugi ban.
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“This is not a custom home—it’s the case of a builder who put something up in D.C. catering to a more traditional market,” explains Balodemas. “He framed the ceilings down to make them symmetrical. It would’ve been weird at that time to have the rooms oddly shaped. People were way too timid back then.” The rear terrace features new pavers from Pennsylvania Blue Slate and Crate and Barrel seating.
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City. 
Building smarter is at the heart of everything designers Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir do. Whether they’re testing the limits of indoor/outdoor living or developing a prefabricated wall system that they hope will make traditional wood framing a thing of the past, the founders of the Santa Monica design studio Minarc are consumed with making structures stronger, lighter, and more efficient.

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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