44 Outdoor Hanging Lighting Large Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

A look at the spectacular landscape.
The cedar-lined terrace has a fire pit which provides excellent additional space for outdoor entertaining.
The expansive terrace creates a smooth transition to the outdoors.
On the south, a deep overhang protects the living room from the summer sun, while providing coverage to the outdoor elements.
"The creation of a 'functionally active' series of retaining walls with our colleagues at Surfacedesign activates the space for use with an outdoor fireplace, bar-b-que, and climbing wall," notes Maniscalco.
An outdoor swing bed makes the most of sunny, Santa Monica weather.
The Madrona by NODE is a 750-square-foot, zero-net energy guest house. Grid-tied, it stores energy with battery backup.
The architects set the garage and access hall at street level, but embedded the rest of the program 8.5 feet below for better access to the garden.
"The stone wall slightly protrudes above the roofs and highlights the simple forms guided by the plot’s shape," says Elorduy. "The wall draws a series of slopes and counter slopes providing the house with a singular geometry."
A new saltwater pool and spa were added to the backyard. Part of the concrete hardscape was replaced with AstroTurf.
A peek at the sparkling pool.
The newly landscaped yard is virtually maintenance free and features modern concrete hardscapes, as well as wood decking—perfect for alfresco entertaining.
The rear terrace boasts a recently built heated swimming pool with an infinity edge.
The Pool
Clean lines and midcentury vibes surround the outdoor pool.
View from the rooftop.
At the rear patio is a kitchen, dining area, and an Ipe-wood deck with a fire pit, lounge seats, and a water feature.
A patio provides space for al fresco dining.
The huge backyard has a newly added "rec room" and multiple entertaining areas.
The pool area.
The Pavilion has plenty of cozy seating, a cast concrete fireplace, and a sound system.
Basket weave pendants from Tower 20 Venice.
A reed and metal pergola structure constructed by PSS Design Cult.
On the terrace, a custom mixed-height table made from wood and granite encourages a communal cooking and dining experience.
Automatic retractable Sky-Frame windows open the living room  completely on two sides.
A good deal of the home’s energy  is harvested via a Sun First photovoltaic system that’s backed up by 24 Concorde AGM deep-cycle batteries. An emergency shut-off system from MidNite Solar can be controlled remotely, while Sunny SensorBox monitors offer tracking of wind speed and temperature.
Exterior Living Room
South / West view
Inspired by the precise designs of the weaver bird, these nest like lanterns can be moved around for soft (solar LED) light.
Inspired by the campaign furniture from the colonial era, the Voyager deck chair and Ambient lantern evoke a contemporary look with a vintage allure.
Wooden deck of the House at Los Cisnes at dawn. Concrete, Glass, Wood.
Landscape designer Lillian Montalvo swapped disparate plantings for a cohesive plan centered on a pergola.
Triple-pane windows by Optiwin reduce the ambient temperature of the glass by ten degrees in winter.
Grand Weave lounging collection offers almost unlimited combinations with its various units and colors White and Meteor.
The view at night.
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.