30 Outdoor Hanging Lighting Walkways Design Photos And Ideas

Much of Roscommon House is single-story. With a total of 5,900 square feet of floor area, its footprint takes up the majority of the lot, so the architects cleverly sowed in green spaces wherever they could.
"A three-foot platform raises the main floor level from the ground, protecting the house against recurring floods," explains the firm. "This difference of level between the interior and exterior was used to create sloped gardens that work as thermal buffer zones."
A limestone partition wall screens the indoor courtyard from the garage.
The brick walls of Casa TM were covered in white stucco, a minimalist choice that sets the stage for the pared-back interiors.
According to the architects, the house's "thinner dimensions not only display refinement of technique, but also remove visual weight from materials—the position being that lightness is good for the human spirit and visual heaviness is not."
The entrance showcases the home's clean midcentury lines.
A modern, barn-style house in Byron Bay, Australia.
Sliding external screens provide privacy and shade from the sun.
Why build a Passive House? "The obvious answer is low heating and cooling bills, but we find people most appreciate the other benefits, like consistent thermal comfort, sound proofing, and air quality," say the architects.
The lovely central atrium.
Bob sits in the entry courtyard with his dog, Goya.
The food cart specializes in smoked meat sandwiches. It sits on a patio event space that can hold up to 300 people with seating for 80.
The Madrona by NODE is a 750-square-foot, zero-net energy guest house. Grid-tied, it stores energy with battery backup.
The 2,466 square foot, two-level home features three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.
The Yard and living room
Outdoor area/balcony
The private patio can accommodate work or play.
Back patio
The pool area.
New outdoor dining space is defined and by a custom concrete and wood bench with steel trellis above .
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
Delighted with the result, they requested additional structures, including a pool house with a dining area that opens to the outdoors. Rising from the edge of the pool deck, a planted overhang shelters a gym and sauna below.
South / West view
Landscape designer Lillian Montalvo swapped disparate plantings for a cohesive plan centered on a pergola.
A modern mix of unpretentious, yet luxurious design elements resulted in an awe-inspiring, sophisticated and lighthearted living space with a seamless transition between indoors and out. The extraordinary high ceilings and volume contributes to its welcome feeling.
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.