21 Outdoor Hardscapes Vertical Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

"The design separates public and private space by a covered, but external walkway," note the team. "By juxtaposing these positions, the house acts like a camp—retreating to the tent to sleep and living under the tree canopy outside—a universal gathering space connected by landscape rather than built form."
New addition and patio from outdoor garden: the concrete terrace extends into the garden, and receives daylight over the house from the southern sun.
The courtyard allows light to penetrate deep into the room.
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
A lounging deck and firepit off the principle bedroom.
Entry to private spaces at rear of pool house.
The ADU shares the backyard of the main home, but gabion retaining walls (rocks in wire cages) and an elevated terrace gives it an intimate space of its own.
The wraparound porch leads to a sunken backyard with a pool and outdoor shower where the kids can rinse off their surfboards.
“I love the look of mass plantings,” notes Neely, near Mexican feather grasses--which thrive on the sunny lot.
The couple source ideas for their garden from their trips to Japan.
From the street view, an angular slatted facade conceals a home from the outside world while also carefully hinting at what's inside. 
Behind those entry screens in Brisbane, Queensland, the three-level Australian home created by Bureau Proberts is finely attuned to its sloping site. A generous skylight over the front door opens the entryway to the sky, while substantial glazing in the master bedroom conveys the feeling of being perched high in the treetops.
From the interior of the courtyard the blue Uintah Mountains can be seen sprawling along the horizon.

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.