54 Outdoor Hardscapes Small Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The tent fabric is similar to that used for the Denver International Airport and the San Diego Convention Center. For less temperate climates, Parr is researching translucent insulation.
A lounging deck and firepit off the principle bedroom.
An open central patio.
Imagine waking up in a room with a stunning view, eating your breakfast on a terrace, walking to a secluded beach for a short dip in the ocean, then drinking wine near a private pool while watching the sunset. That is exactly what Casa Tiny offers to its guests, who can now rent it through Boutique Homes. The cozy house is located on the Oaxaca Coast in Mexico near Casa Wabi, an artists’ retreat founded by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi.
Entry porch
Thorsteinsson (above left, standing in doorway) relaxes with his daughter Carmen 

Inga (standing) and friends on the outdoor sleeping pavilion. The platform is surrounded by 

black lava rock, which acts as a deterrent to keep children away from the edge of the second-story deck.
The terrasse.
Louvers protecting from the burning sun.
The couple often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
The rear of the house features Victorian brick, a modern extension, and Velfac windows. Landscape designer Matthew Wright was inspired by the art of Henri Rousseau when choosing plants to set amid the garden’s Dorset pebbles.
Patio with gas firepit
Swimming pool at rear yard
Outside, a set of Bertoia chairs offer an appealing perch around a vintage glass-and-metal table.
The Master Suite on the end of the house has corner windows to enjoy the view.
Front patio with a view of the kitchen
West Elevation - Private Chill zone from mishacks' modular design system.
Rear wall of courtyard
Mediterranean patio with pool. PI House by Munarq. © Adrià Goula.

The combination of a low concrete wall and built-in bench creates an intimate seating area that acts as an extension to the kitchen and dining room. Another steel trellis above creates an armature for more plants that will fill in and provide shade. The terrace is topped with blue stone and wood screens give the plants a ladder on which to grow.
Burnette sought to maintain the property’s natural vegetation and rocky ground surface.
Inspired by the campaign furniture from the colonial era, the Voyager deck chair and Ambient lantern evoke a contemporary look with a vintage allure.
Entry Bridge
Perfect dinner at the Split table with stackable chair Curve.
Front Exterior
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
Front outdoor area
Front Exterior
Front outdoor space
front exterior
A Grid lounging unit combined with woven Bells table and the Teak Log side table.
Grand Weave lounging collection offers almost unlimited combinations with its various units and colors White and Meteor.
Front Exterior
Interior Courtyard. Stained pine siding, and JamesHardie siding. View to kitchen.
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.

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