44 Outdoor Front Yard Horizontal Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

"The most challenging part of the design was fusing the old part of the house with the new addition," says principal architect Alex Terry. The character and architectural integrity of the single-level 1950s ranch house was thoughtfully reconsidered during the addition and remodel. The home’s front porch, typical of the period, was refreshed with Ipe decking and railing.
An up-close look at the Scandi-style steel porch columns.
The columns are connected with wide, sandblasted glass panels that create a ceiling, which spreads light throughout the interiors during the day, and frames views of the stars at night.
The 2,466 square foot, two-level home features three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.
Glass Facade
Green Roof and Ocean View
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
Custom Bioretention Planter (Landscape Architecture by CampionHruby)
McLean chose artificial turf for the front yard, where Hana Bea and her sister, Pilar, 9, play as Sharen looks on.
In some parts of the ancient city, the streets run above these subterranean cave homes.
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
On the sides of the front folding glass doors are vertical cement board fins that emphasize the street-side corner.
With assistance from landscape designer Monica Viarengo, the outdoor space has been designed to draw the excitement of the city in toward the home.
Street view of the double gable
Canal House along the Arizona Canal in Phoenix, AZ
After renovation
Thanks in part to landscape architect James C. Differding, the residents can enjoy the outdoors on all four levels, from the pocket garden that buffers the house from the street.
Entry
In the front courtyard, a raised bluestone patio was built off the new kitchen for casual meals and entertaining. The Eames Molded Plastic Chairs are from Herman Miller. The dining table and benches are from Room & Board.
Front deck and facade
“We always knew we wanted to do  prefab—here it is something interesting and beautiful that adds to the character of the street,” says TJ (on deck, with Jay, left, and Chloe). “There weren’t many options for staying in the area with  a growing family,” notes Stott.
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Santa Monica, California
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A rough board-formed concrete wall hems in the courtyard garden creating an organic looking transition to the wild scrub oak beyond.
Entry way to a modern, contemporary Key West home.  Clean lines, planting was done with minimal species and in groupings.
roof deck/view
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
Front Porch: Bronze sculpture by Gail Folwell
Street view, frontal, dusk
Street view, dusk
Our House - Exterior
Uptown Row sits less than 1000 feet away from a light rail station in uptown Phoenix. This greyfield development adds 10, 3 story single-family attached homes, each with their own private courtyard and roof deck
An asymmetrical mailbox incorporates mid-century geometry and new building materials into the front approach.
Changing the vehicular approach provides for direct garage access and allows for the drought-tolerant landscaping to contribute to both privacy and an enhanced streetscape.

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.