31 Outdoor Back Yard Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Gardens Design Photos And Ideas

The deck and fire pit create a cozy space for everyday living and effortless entertaining.
The current layout takes full advantage of the site, placing heavy emphasis on maximizing natural light and indoor/outdoor living.
A peek at the sparkling pool.
Architecture: Ravit Dvir Architecture and Design
view to new addition from rear lawn
the expansive deck facing western view hunts the historic Madrona tree and is lined by floor to ceiling glass accessing the living spaces.
View from courtyard toward the house
View from courtyard toward the house
West Elevation
West Elevation @ Dusk
View from Southwest @ Dusk
The result is a bright, Portuguese home designed in a clean, formal style, where contemporary interiors exist in harmony with the house’s historical shell.
Private courtyard between house and studio
Outdoor shower
Rear wall of courtyard
Damon  Fuhrer Landscapes created a Japanese-inspired garden that incorporated bamboo, moss-covered boulders, and a water feature.
Inspiring views can be had from every angle on the terrace.
An interior courtyard.
A spacious outdoor deck with a path that leads down to the lake.
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
Torcuato House Pavilion - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
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
The combination of a low concrete wall and built-in bench creates an intimate seating area that acts as an extension to the kitchen and dining room. Another steel trellis above creates an armature for more plants that will fill in and provide shade. The terrace is topped with blue stone and wood screens give the plants a ladder on which to grow.
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
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.