87 Outdoor Hardscapes Trees Design Photos And Ideas

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.

Large, meticulously landscaped courtyard
When it's retractable glass wall are open, the all-season room becomes a breezeway from the courtyard to the view of the mountains beyond.
From the interior of the courtyard the blue Uintah Mountains can be seen sprawling along the horizon.
The dramatic cantilever provides shade and protection, while leaving views to the lake plentiful.
Garden
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
The exterior terrace is complete with an integral fireplace.
“We always knew we wanted to do  prefab—here it is something interesting and beautiful that adds to the character of the street,” says TJ (on deck, with Jay, left, and Chloe). “There weren’t many options for staying in the area with  a growing family,” notes Stott.
Dining with a Scandinavian touch: Archi dining chair combined with Carver table.
Entry way to a modern, contemporary Key West home.  Clean lines, planting was done with minimal species and in groupings.
Evening at Copperwood. The 20-acre lot enjoys visits from deer, eagles, hawk, blue heron, fox, and other wildlife.
The front elevation of the home remained modest in appearance with a simple vertical addition, maintaining the typical Austin bungalow aesthetic.
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
Entry Bridge
Perfect dinner at the Split table with stackable chair Curve.
Front Exterior
roof deck/view
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
Main House Fire Pit
Front outdoor area
View of the two bays along with the swimming pool.
Front Exterior, Day
Each surface was treated as an opportunity for expression by the architect, Tobin Green.
Clean lines and mass groupings of plants help create a sense of openness and space within a small garden.
Front Exterior
The spa is positioned to maximize the ocean view, and is sheltered on three sides by bamboo, privacy wall and house.
Framed views of the surrounding landscape from main floor level
Morning vista
Front outdoor space
A new stone patio connects living spaces to the rural site beyond.
Cantilevered wood beams angle up towards the growing city skyline. On the left, a sloped area captures the monsoon rainfall and the Mulga Acacia trees will grow to the height of the home over time to provide more shade and privacy.
Each unit in this development is accessed by a pedestrian walkway through a private courtyard. The low, spaced concrete block wall provides a social component to the development
Entry to private spaces.
Uptown Row sits less than 1000 feet away from a light rail station in uptown Phoenix. This greyfield development adds 10, 3 story single-family attached homes, each with their own private courtyard and roof deck

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