27 Outdoor Rooftop Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

Green Roof and Ocean View
The terrace is surrounded by a wildflower meadow green roof
Private and secluded terrace with view across London in the tree tops
Roof terrace with planters for fruit, vegetables and herbs
An overhead view of the extension.
Agate Pass Cabin | A porch was added providing an outdoor room with views of Agate Pass | 'Longbranch Chairs' designed by Jim Olson, Olson Kundig.
Roof Deck
Translucent floor planks allow light to filter through a skylight in the kitchen below.
Six slightly sunken decks reminiscent of cozy conversation pits have form common outdoor space.
The cantilevered flating Managris wood deck.
The construction was done to make sure that the four areas of the roof — the sundeck, grass hill, play space, and outdoor terrace — all felt like distinct but united areas.
Since the open space is owned by everyone in the building, De Smedt wanted it to feel that way.
A Fermob table and chairs are on the rooftop terrace. “The weather is unpredictable, to say the least. You want to be outside but you don’t want to sit in the middle of a gale,” says Duncanson. “But [at this house] you can always find a place that’s quiet.”
“We have all these different destinations,” says Sardinas, a writer who works from her home office. “I’ll be working, get stuck on a passage, and take a break to go read outside.” On the lower roof, red Vegetal chairs by Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec for Vitra provide moments for repose.
Roof deck pergola
The clerestories, located on the roof deck near the prefab addition, fill the loft with light.
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New Haven, Connecticut
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Using lightweight steel skeleton construction, Vienna architect Delugan Meissl boldly inserted this dazzling, modern Vienna penthouse in between traditional rooftops of the city’s Wieden district, on top of an old building.
View looking over hills from deck.
The roof became the perfect location for their vegetable garden, as well as benches and a recreation space crowned by a hot tub powered by a four-kilowatt solar array.
Up top, a verdant green roof of native grasses, wildflowers and fruits creates an oasis.
The view at night.
Oceanside deck

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.