10 Outdoor Back Yard Lap Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

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.

“The owners envisioned a place that engaged with the outdoors while providing accommodating spaces for their off-season training for triathlons,” Flato notes. A 75-foot-long lap pool on the west end of the home comes in handy during practice.
Day takes a swim in a new lap pool framed by a lush Southern California garden. The lower wall next to the pool is made from stacked Pennsylvania bluestone, which was used for all exterior stone as well.
Seen from the guesthouse, the new home touches every corner of the property without overwhelming its natural beauty.
Triple-pane windows by Optiwin reduce the ambient temperature of the glass by ten degrees in winter.
View South at Noon Time
Desert Canopy House -- a wall of glass faces the mountains and the large overhang protects it from the sun and heat.

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