79 Outdoor Front Yard Large Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The roof is sheathed in asphalt shingles and is complemented by charred timber siding.
A detail of the shadows cast by the Equitone panels.
The building itself integrates into the street and is sensitive to its adjoining dwellings.
The rooftop balcony captures views of the park.
Although the orientation of the site was not ideal as the extension faces south, the strategic location of the addition and high-level kitchen window draws sunlight deep into the space in winter, while the deep window reveals restricts sunlight penetration in the summer months.
The lot is at the end of a cul-de-sac, very private, and totally unassuming from the front circular driveway entrance.
The firm envisioned the pool as a spot where water floods the stone, "almost in a way of a pond remaining after the turning tides."
inside out - living outdoors
The Ex of In House exterior
861 Lovell Avenue in Mill Valley, California is surrounded by redwood trees and offers that California dream of living an indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Sounds of the Cascade Falls stream in from the East, while the afternoon sun floods the courtyard and swimming pool to the West.
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.
Kellogg spent five years working on the house, and the structure was completed in 1993.
The brick walls of Casa TM were covered in white stucco, a minimalist choice that sets the stage for the pared-back interiors.
The new construction relates with the land in a very spontaneous way, taking advantage of its steep slope, the small stream, and the extraordinary view of the landscape.
The owner wanted a place to relax on weekends with his wife and three young children, and to enjoy his passions: art, architecture, and friends. He also uses the house as a showroom for his products and for business meetings.
In winter, the conservatory is configured to enable solar gain while keeping cold air out.
Two walls of glass frame the atrium, filling the home with natural light and a strong sense of the outdoors.
Glass Facade
Jody’s favorite spot is outside on the deck. “I spend most of my time there. We’ve got two braais, and I braai just about every night,” he says, using the Afrikaans word for barbecue. “It’s not about the food for me,” he adds, “It’s about standing around the fire.” The platform sofas were designed by Scott, the dining table is by James Mudge Furniture Studio, and the Hee lounge and dining chairs are by Hay.
He devised the pergola to break up the mass of the house and integrate it into the site.
The excavated material has been used to shape the property's exterior features.
Green Roof and Ocean View
Entry walkway leading to the front door and eventually to the grill and down to the pool
Front of the house.
Perspective from the garden in front of the house.
Operable Metal Planels
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
In 1982, UNESCO declared the beaches of General Villamil as having the second-best climate in the world.
The netted, hammock-like balustrades are an innovative solution that provides safety and a place for relaxation, while keeping views as unobstructed as possible.
The enclosed screen porch is enveloped in locally sourced cypress.
With assistance from landscape designer Monica Viarengo, the outdoor space has been designed to draw the excitement of the city in toward the home.
A wood promenade connects the beachside retreat directly to the bay.
All the decade-old trees within and around the existing house were retained.
Built with thick stone walls that create two horizontal planes in between the forest, the house has a roof made of glass and steel.
This volume has a rough hewn façade of stacked stones, and a green roof that seems to meld with the green hills of the surrounding El Boldo Park.
By interweaving multiple terraces with solid spaces, Saxe has created a dynamic internal interaction between the two levels of the house.
The outdoor dining and lounge area flows out toward the pool.
Sited on the back of a steep hill, the house is a lightweight and exposed structure with enclosed private rooms at the rear that transition into more open terraces in the front to capture the stunning surrounding views.
Rimrock | Olson Kundig
Clay brick flooring in the front yard helps drain rainwater and reduce heat.
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
The tree seems to lean into the highly transparent living room, to become part of the space.
Entrance Court
The east-facing facade opens to an outdoor deck, which is furnished with lounge chairs by Loll Designs.

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.