59 Outdoor Hardscapes Walkways Design Photos And Ideas

All of the plants are native to the area. “I was trying to re-create what I have out my front door, where the park starts,” says Jon, who worked on the landscaping with Jones. “The garden is also super low-impact. I don’t water it at all, and  my kill rate is less than five percent.”
Swimming pool at rear yard
A Japanese-style Bamboo water fountain sits in the driveway.
Uncovered paths lead straight down into the forest.
Iceland prefab pioneers Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir of Minarc built this Culver City family home with mnmMOD  – a customizable, locally manufactured building system of prefabricated panels the duo designed, which minimizes energy consumption and reduces a home’s carbon footprint. Made with a blend of 30 percent recycled steel and cradle-to-cradle certified extruded polystyrene, mnmMOD components can be assembled with just a screw gun.
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.
Garden
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
North East corner - The Grill'n Chill zone from mishacks' modular design system.
The front elevation of the home remained modest in appearance with a simple vertical addition, maintaining the typical Austin bungalow aesthetic.
Entry
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
More than just a clever cover, the ipe wood shell of Mark Erman's spa, thanks to its 40-foot tracks, niftily navigates the rocky straights between spa shelter, dapper deck, and bespoke buffet table.
Front Exterior
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
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
Sculpture courtyard and lighted pathway
Innovative path lighting
The main terrace is defined on one edge by a bocce court
Entry to private spaces.
Back yard
front exterior
Front Exterior
Milky Way over Phoenix House
Entry
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.
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A playful entry welcomes guests while providing privacy with offset cedar slats, an orange pivot gate, and opaque glass garage door.
An asymmetrical mailbox incorporates mid-century geometry and new building materials into the front approach.
Firepit and wire fox terrier with hardscape and landscape to exterior dining terrace at raised deck beyond
Garden courtyards adjacent to guest rooms
Green roof
Living room garden looking west
Changing the vehicular approach provides for direct garage access and allows for the drought-tolerant landscaping to contribute to both privacy and an enhanced streetscape.

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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