19 Outdoor Garden Front Yard Hardscapes Design Photos And Ideas

The walls are painted Behr’s "Polar Bear," and the artwork is by Arnold Réthy. The firm painted the ceiling beams running throughout "Space Black" by Behr. "Painting the beams in a darker color emphasized that they run from front to back," says the firm. "This came back to celebrating the timeless, indoor/outdoor experience that continues to drive demand for renovated Eichlers."
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.
A natural, stacked-stone fin is the grounding element below the cantilevered bedroom wing.
A northeast-facing view towards the home's front entrance and brick patio.
The couple source ideas for their garden from their trips to Japan.
Green Roof and Ocean View
East Elevation Entry Detail
Potrero Residence Garden
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
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.
Brookline Residence in Brookline, Massachusetts
A Japanese-style Bamboo water fountain sits in the driveway.
Entry way to a modern, contemporary Key West home.  Clean lines, planting was done with minimal species and in groupings.
roof deck/view
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.