64 Outdoor Rooftop Small Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

A stand-alone shed provides additional storage or studio space. The property also comes with a 20-foot by 20-foot unit that was originally built as an in-law suite and houses the third bedroom.
Lastly, a rooftop deck flanks an open-air studio. Designed to mimic the post-and-beam style, the unique workshop features accordion doors on one side and a custom-built, bi-fold garage door along another.
Lingering on terraces is one way to while away the day at Es Bec D'Aguila.
A spacious outdoor area on the upper level.
The view of the nearby Parroquia de San Agustín and the dense urban skyline.
The rooftop deck features Tezontle Studio’s sculpture Torso Volcanico.
The stairs were placed in an "L-shape" to avoid breaking into the side boundary setbacks. This created a void on the roof which made the perfect place to put in a rooftop deck.
The roof deck features a full outdoor kitchen, custom seating that wraps a tree, and spectacular city views.
"The client was acutely aware of the positive impacts that visual access to nature can have to one’s sense of wellbeing and thus was particularly keen to introduce outdoor spaces across each level," says Knight.
The roof deck looks out over quiet surroundings along a more secluded channel off of the Vltava River. Stairs to the terrace are only accessible from a smaller deck along the rear of the home.
The second building contains the main living spaces and accesses the pool. The view from the second floor is framed by the separated gable.
The added top floor houses the master bedroom and bath, as well as a rooftop terrace.
A spacious deck beautifully frames dramatic canyon and city views.
The rooftop holds an additional outdoor lounge area.
A stunning sunset on the terrace.
An expansive outdoor terrace—especially one with a wood-burning fireplace is a rare find in a downtown Manhattan full-service building.
The ivy-covered terrace has three access points from inside the apartment.
The rooftop deck has beautiful views of the water.
A peek at the panoramic over-the-hedge views.
An aerial view of the rooftop deck.
The rooftop deck is a great place for alfresco dining in the summer.
The rooftop deck looks out to city views.
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The burnt ash exterior timber cladding by Woodform Architectural features alternating thicknesses.
The family often spends evenings in front of the fire pit on the outdoor patio on the second floor.
Walden 7 is a vertical labyrinth of connected courtyards, terraces, and apartments.
"I intended to create futuristic and savage architecture that awakens human animal instincts in which the inside and outside are reversed multiple times," states Hirata.
Sweis created a number of different outdoor spaces, each with its own feel.
The terrace off the main living room features spectacular views of the surroundings.
The weathering steel exterior pays homage to the owner’s youth, which was spent welding oil tanks.
A grated metal footbridge with hog-wire, guard-rail panels connects the top of the mesa from the west side to the observation deck. Stairs lead to the glazed studio and hunting blind below.
Indoor/outdoor living areas were the focal point of the project, and helped define the sustainability strategies during design.
Scott has incorporated a bespoke timber and steel staircase next to the terrace to create a sunny core.
The upper floor has been set back at the front to make space for a another terrace with large potted plants.
The generous decked terrace gets plenty of sun, making it a great spot for plants that prefer warmer climes.
Planters have been placed around the pleats to create pockets of sky gardens on the perimeter of the building, with some featuring steps that lead to other outdoor terraces.
Openings with pleats are introduced to link the interior and exterior dimensions.
Stacked like building blocks, the cement boxes are housed within a main structure that features complex voids.  The voids then become terraces or spaces where planters are slotted.
There are two wraparound terraces dotted with quiet spots for lounging in the shade.
A staircase leads up to the second level.
A sleeping area with an ensuite bathroom is located to the left of the stairs.
A closer look at the rooftop deck.
Mint's elevated location offers stellar sunset viewing.
Guests have access to their own private rooftop terrace complete with hammocks, greenery, and sail canopies.
Lung Hagem Arkitekter said: "The roof is executed in 270mm thick reinforced concrete with 20mm VIP insulation underneath. The concrete itself is water resistant, thus no additional roofing materials are required. As a result, the roof is a smooth white surface creating a dialogue with the rocky landscape, and giving the cabin its distinctive character."
An overhead view of the extension.
Hidden in the canyon trees, this estate enjoys treetop views from the deck which opens to the living room.
Roof Deck
This beach house is sited on a former rice plantation near Playa Guiones.
A plunge pool on the roof of the small building.
“Tel Aviv is different from the rest of Israel. This is one of the most modern cities in the world.” —Architect Pitsou Kedem
On the lower roof, cedar decking and flower beds define one of several outdoor gardening spaces. Part of her ongoing research into the livability of cities, Fitzgerald aimed to create landscaped areas that were “aesthetic, aromatic, educational, and productive.” The deck is bordered by an expanded aluminum mesh railing and black metal corrugated panels.
The view at night.
Stairs to the upper viewing deck are steel and IPE open risers.

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.