23 Outdoor Trees Shrubs Wood Fences, Walls Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

A small deck and a custom concrete planter complete the seating area off of the main bedroom.
Sundberg says the owners are very proud of the house, not only for its aesthetic, but also because of "how it creates this distillation of the things they love about their place in Sweden, how wonderful it makes them feel. That sort of brings us right to the core of what we try to do always."
The home is situated on a steep site and is accessed from a cedar stair that leads to a wraparound deck on the east side of the house. The construction all follows the shape of the cliff. “The vision was to hold to the expansive and unobstructed feeling of the land,” says the owner. “If I were to build something else, I would consider finding a flatter space or building near a field. Sometimes it’s just nice to walk on a flat surface.”
A Mission-style sofa and matching club chair are paired with a bamboo-and-stone table on a secondary outdoor deck, where grilling with friends is a popular pastime.
The new pool was raised six feet above the ground and was designed for entertaining—and to better match the home’s new modern style.
The enclosed garden features lovely landscaping and has the feeling of a serene escape.
A lower lounge deck, private grassy yard, and guest house complete with flex space for studio, gallery, gym, or home office is accessible via a bridge that crosses the pool.
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
A new, custom hot tub was added beneath a retractable Ipe wood deck.
A collection of low-slung volumes create a series of platforms near the ground, so family members can be close together while still retaining their privacy.
"We spend a lot of time in the backyard all year round. We wanted to take advantage of Los Angeles' weather and have a true indoor/outdoor feel in the house," says Jenn, who is a Hollywood film producer.
La Binocle is perched high atop a hill, maximizing views of the valley below.
A private outdoor shower and bath create a perfect little nook to enjoy the surrounding nature.
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“We wanted to ‘cap’ the dwelling with a generous, almost sweeping canopy that would keep the majority of the high sun exposure areas in shade,” says Pande. “We also played with the roof volume to break free from the constraints of a typical ‘box modern’ home.”
“We wanted to ‘cap’ the dwelling with a generous, almost sweeping canopy that would keep the majority of the high sun exposure areas in shade. We also played with the roof volume to break free from the constraints of a typical ‘box modern’ home,” says Pande.
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
Swimming pool at rear yard
An outdoor shower is concealed in the side yard and features a weathered 
cedar slat enclosure.
Courtyard featuring the Live Oak Tree.  The neutral tones on the homes exterior act as a canvas to nature showing a play of light on the exterior of the home throughout the day
Firepit and wire fox terrier with hardscape and landscape to exterior dining terrace at raised deck beyond

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.