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

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.
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
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.

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