25 Outdoor Hardscapes Grass Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The current layout takes full advantage of the site, placing heavy emphasis on maximizing natural light and indoor/outdoor living.
view to new addition from rear lawn
Green Roof and Ocean View
View from courtyard toward the house
View from courtyard toward the house
West Elevation @ Dusk
View from Southwest @ Dusk
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
At the center of the home lies an open-air gathering space covered by the wood framed roof above.
Custom Bioretention Planter (Landscape Architecture by CampionHruby)
Another view of the covered walkway skirting the courtyard and the primary living areas.
Translucent floor planks allow light to filter through a skylight in the kitchen below.
The construction was done to make sure that the four areas of the roof — the sundeck, grass hill, play space, and outdoor terrace — all felt like distinct but united areas.
Since the open space is owned by everyone in the building, De Smedt wanted it to feel that way.
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
Evening at Copperwood. The 20-acre lot enjoys visits from deer, eagles, hawk, blue heron, fox, and other wildlife.
Front Exterior
View of the two bays along with the swimming pool.
Front Exterior
An extension of the internal circulation of the residence culminates in a dramatic view of Yankee Point Cove and the ocean from the cantilevered end of this boardwalk.

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.