24 Outdoor Hardscapes Raised Planters Design Photos And Ideas

Central courtyard. The white colour, omnipresent, acts as a reflective surface and complexifies light effects.
Moving the entrance off the street to the rear of the house allowed for the creation of a diminutive side yard.
Abernathy House
Greenery at the entrance of the home.
Lynn
The knotty cedar cladding from Crenshaw Lumber was pretreated with an ebony stain from Timber Pro UV—twice on both sides—prior to being brought to the site, where it was left for eight weeks so that it could adjust to the moist seaside air before installation. “Cedar siding swells or shrinks when it gains or loses moisture while it reaches equilibrium with the content of the surrounding air,” says Michael. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
A 450-square-foot addition reconfigured the ranch house from an  L- to a U-shape.
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Miami, Florida
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
The couple often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
View from Sunfish Lake
When you arrive at night you can turn the lights on with an app on your smart phone.
Front deck and facade
Rear wall of courtyard
Burnette sought to maintain the property’s natural vegetation and rocky ground surface.
Front outdoor area
Back yard
front exterior
Breezeway to the master bedroom beyond that opens up to the pool courtyard through a pocketing glass door

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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