36 Outdoor Trees Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Hardscapes Design Photos And Ideas

Key to the design is a generous connection to the rear courtyard, which makes it possible to live outside for half of the year and also easily host parties with 30 guests.
“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.
view to new addition from rear lawn
Green Roof and Ocean View
View from courtyard toward the house
View from courtyard toward the house
East Elevation
West Elevation @ Dusk
View from Southwest @ Dusk
At the center of the home lies an open-air gathering space covered by the wood framed roof above.
Private courtyard between house and studio
Another view of the covered walkway skirting the courtyard and the primary living areas.
The customized yurt, attached hut, and porch are perched atop Refugio Mountain for stunning views.
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
The exterior deck gracefully meanders its way around the rock formations.
An interior courtyard.
A lounging deck and firepit off the principle bedroom.
This rustic yurt rental with incredible views near Zion National Park, Utah, can accommodate up to nine guests. For a group of glampers looking for the ultimate Zion experience, this is the place to stay. There are four double beds and three single beds in the yurt.
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
Swimming pool at rear yard
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
Evening at Copperwood. The 20-acre lot enjoys visits from deer, eagles, hawk, blue heron, fox, and other wildlife.
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
Front Exterior
View of the two bays along with the swimming pool.
Clean lines and mass groupings of plants help create a sense of openness and space within a small garden.
Front Exterior
Morning vista
Front Exterior
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.