18 Outdoor Rooftop Small Patio, Porch, Deck Shrubs Design Photos And Ideas

The unit’s open-air terrace provides views of the television tower at Alexanderplatz soaring high above the Berlin skyline.
Viewed from above, the house shows off its multiple outdoor entertaining areas and lush vegetation
Lingering on terraces is one way to while away the day at Es Bec D'Aguila.
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.
A peek at the panoramic over-the-hedge views.
"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.
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.
Mint's elevated location offers stellar sunset viewing.

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.