21 Outdoor Hardscapes Decomposed Granite Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

Entry walkway leading to the front door and eventually to the grill and down to the pool
Entry Court
Carstensen updated the deck, replacing the vertical posts with screen to create a more open feeling.
The screened porch is just a few steps from the back door and deck, making for easy circulation between the different areas.
Carstensen landscaped the backyard and added a simple firepit circle with chairs. This seating area merges easily with the new screened porch.
Outdoor Living
The three structures are linked by a covered walkway and surround a north-facing courtyard protected from coastal winds. There is no fence to encourage interaction with neighbors.
Garden and greenhouse
View over the Canal
Street view of the double gable
Shadows of the pergola at rear yard patio
Front deck and facade
Patio with gas firepit
Swimming pool at rear yard
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
"Sol" is a new home in the Willo Historic District in Phoenix. The house is a modern interpretation of the vernacular courtyard style found throughout the southwest.
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
An asymmetrical mailbox incorporates mid-century geometry and new building materials into the front approach.
A 10 foot deep cantilevered roof provides consistent shade pool side in the courtyard
Firepit and wire fox terrier with hardscape and landscape to exterior dining terrace at raised deck beyond
A quiet, sheltered outdoor dining area

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.