28 Outdoor Front Yard Wood Patio, Porch, Deck Walkways Design Photos And Ideas

Two parallel pitches expose the central living/dining room to outside air via sliding glass doors. The low openings give the impression of a tent that’s been propped up to reveal what’s going on inside.
Visitors experience the beauty of the courtyard upon entry as they step atop large pavers leading up to the wood deck.
The elongated walkway and porch creates outdoor circulation during the summer months
Night lighting emphasizes the dramatic form of the building.
A path connects the underground garage to the main house. The house’s shape was dictated by the contour of the land.
This view shows how the front facade is detached from the rest of the house to allow a tree to grow between the two parts.
The home's charred timber exterior resembles a crow's plumage.
The addition is connected to the existing home by a glass "bridge" that serves as the entry and maintains visual continuity through to the backyard.
The 2,466 square foot, two-level home features three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.
Front of the house.
Perspective from the garden in front of the house.
East Elevation
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
The soaking tub is consistently heated to 102 degrees.
A wood promenade connects the beachside retreat directly to the bay.
The entrance is reached via a long ramp perforated by uplights.
From there, a private walkway runs to the shore.
Entrance view
The entrance to the living room includes a seating area where guests can remove their shoes.
Exterior southeast
The house is surrounded by buildings on all sides except its south facade, which faces the street. An expansive operable window is key for effective ventilation during hot summer months. Additionally, a cantilevered balcony shelters a carport, bike storage, and even a playful swing.
Entry Courtyard

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.