22 Outdoor Raised Planters Front Yard Design Photos And Ideas

Fields of native grasses connect the main residence, situated at the top of the slope, to the new structures scattered below.
A 450-square-foot addition reconfigured the ranch house from an  L- to a U-shape.
Miami, Florida
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
Entrance Court
When you arrive at night you can turn the lights on with an app on your smart phone.
Even in ever-gray and gloomy Seattle, the 24-by-10-foot front window lets in enough light that the couple rarely needs to turn on any lamps inside the house.
On approach to the guesthouse, the family keeps an edible garden in concrete planters by the property’s landscape designer, Cielo Sichi of Landfour.
Front deck and facade
With the help of Carver + Schickentanz Architects, Jason and Melissa Burnett were able to push their Carmel, California home's renovation from LEED Silver status to LEED Platinum-certified. With eco-friendly innovations like a retractable skylight for natural ventilation, double-pane windows to keep in air and heat, and sustainable landscaping with native vegetation, it's no wonder this mid-century-modern redesign is one of our green favorites. Click here to see the home's interior.
Entry Stair to Front Door
Once through the street-level entrance, the property's modern garage door comes into view. Stairs lead up to the kitchen.
Front outdoor area
Street view, frontal, dusk
Street view, dusk
front exterior
Majestic Valley Oak at home's  main entrance

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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