41 Outdoor Walkways Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The dark-stained exterior cladding stands in contrast to the light wood decking and warm interiors.
The construction was done to make sure that the four areas of the roof — the sundeck, grass hill, play space, and outdoor terrace — all felt like distinct but united areas.
Since the open space is owned by everyone in the building, De Smedt wanted it to feel that way.
A stone foot path and a custom-made undercroft swing-bench were incorporated into the pocket of space between the ground and the floor of the upper volume.
The lower volume is barely visible as one approaches the main northeastern entrance located along the upper volume.
The 1,000-square-foot pavilion was completed in 2009 as a volunteer structure and tool shed--though today its used far more by the public than initially anticipated. "The garden was wiped out after the storm," McKay recalls. "There was nothing, zero. Volunteers came in and replanted everything." Photo by Frank Doering.
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.
Treebones's yurts have plush, comfortable beds with linens, cozy comforters and colorful quilts. There is a small table & set of chairs, reading lights & plenty of hooks for hanging your gear. There is a sink vanity with hot & cold running water in each yurt with bath & hand towels provided.  The yurts have generous redwood view decks with Adirondack chairs.
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
The entrance is reached via a long ramp perforated by uplights.
Sævik compares her house to a contemplative hideout. “It’s very quiet,” she says. “You can concentrate and let thoughts fly.” Her favorite summer pastimes include reading, painting, drawing, yoga, and “just sitting and feeling the forest,” she says.
From there, a private walkway runs to the shore.
Exterior with infinity pool-VILLA CP
The windows are by Jeld-Wen, and the metal roof is by Galvalume. “I feel lucky to contribute to the architectural diversity in the neighborhood with something truly of this moment that got built despite the odds,” says Marsha.
Swimming pool at rear yard
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
The entrance to the living room includes a seating area where guests can remove their shoes.
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
Front Exterior
Rear Yard & Facade
Clean lines and mass groupings of plants help create a sense of openness and space within a small garden.
Front Exterior
The belvedere vantage point to enjoy the vineyards
Back yard
Front Exterior
An extension of the internal circulation of the residence culminates in a dramatic view of Yankee Point Cove and the ocean from the cantilevered end of this boardwalk.
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.

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