23 Outdoor Front Yard Garden Design Photos And Ideas

After purchasing a thin, L-shaped lot in Tokyo, Tamotsu Nakada asked architect and friend Koji Tsutsui to create an open-plan concrete home to fit the site.
Fields of native grasses connect the main residence, situated at the top of the slope, to the new structures scattered below.
Tall tropical planting creates privacy and shade while the lush tropical foliage softens the look of the concrete building and pavers. The lignum vitae in front of the wall creates additional privacy for the owners.
The couple source ideas for their garden from their trips to Japan.
Brookline Residence in Brookline, Massachusetts
On approach to the guesthouse, the family keeps an edible garden in concrete planters by the property’s landscape designer, Cielo Sichi of Landfour.
A Japanese-style Bamboo water fountain sits in the driveway.
Entrance view
Entry way to a modern, contemporary Key West home.  Clean lines, planting was done with minimal species and in groupings.
roof deck/view
Street view, frontal, dusk
Street view, dusk
Northwoods House
Majestic Valley Oak at home's  main entrance
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.

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