60 Outdoor Hardscapes Front Yard Shrubs Design Photos And Ideas

The couple source ideas for their garden from their trips to Japan.
The home features a beautiful garden, designed and landscaped by Marpa.
The new construction relates with the land in a very spontaneous way, taking advantage of its steep slope, the small stream, and the extraordinary view of the landscape.
The addition is connected to the existing home by a glass "bridge" that serves as the entry and maintains visual continuity through to the backyard.
Circular stepping stones repeat throughout the landscape.
Sliding external screens provide privacy and shade from the sun.
The home is accessed from the rear via a gravel path.
The existing home has been painted a crisp white, while timber elements and brick flooring lend warmth to the space.
Operable Metal Planels
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
Entry
Entry Bridge
Lynn
Constructed from local desert rocks, the exterior walls relate to the natural setting in which they sit.
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
Entry porch
Beautiful, organic landscape was designed naturally around the trees to overlook a nearby pond.
The entry consists of a wide foyer which opens dramatically into a large living area. The space is flooded with natural light thanks to a wall of glass sliding doors which open onto a patio that leads to an outdoor pool with a distinctly vintage vibe.
Windows and terraces were designed to frame specific vistas ranging from rural pastures to vineyards, olive groves, and the Hanging Rock outcrop. “The views are very controlled,“ Titania says.
A 450-square-foot addition reconfigured the ranch house from an  L- to a U-shape.
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Miami, Florida
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Tall tropical planting creates privacy and shade while the lush tropical foliage softens the look of the concrete building and pavers. The lignum vitae in front of the wall creates additional privacy for the owners.
Brookline Residence in Brookline, Massachusetts
. Daughter Sydney plays with friends in Siegal’s prototype for a prefab playhouse.
The designers used wood sparingly for maximum effect, like the cedar siding on the front and back exteriors. The main facade offers  a glimpse through the house to the backyard, which was made larger by placing the garage closer to the street. “We hosted a concert and had people sitting inside and in front of the pool,” says Jaclyn. “The house completely lends itself to entertaining small and large groups alike.”
Patio with gas firepit
A rough board-formed concrete wall hems in the courtyard garden creating an organic looking transition to the wild scrub oak beyond.
From the interior of the courtyard the blue Uintah Mountains can be seen sprawling along the horizon.
Entry way to a modern, contemporary Key West home.  Clean lines, planting was done with minimal species and in groupings.
North East corner - The Grill'n Chill zone from mishacks' modular design system.
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.
Front Exterior
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
Main House Fire Pit
Front outdoor area
View of the two bays along with the swimming pool.
Outside View of Phoenix House
Each surface was treated as an opportunity for expression by the architect, Tobin Green.
Front Exterior
Morning vista
Front outdoor space
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
front exterior
Front Exterior
Courtyard leading to the front door
Entry
Entry
An asymmetrical mailbox incorporates mid-century geometry and new building materials into the front approach.

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.