16 Outdoor Side Yard Concrete Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

The geometric volumes reference local building traditions.
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.
"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.
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.
The courtyard is open to the sky and mainly finished in concrete.
The floors and decking are all made from long-lasting, rot-resistant ipe wood.
The exterior features a poetic layering of spaces that highlights the interplay of light and dark.
The client requested the design to include a water feature. Instead of a pool that would require tremendous upkeep, the architect was inspired by a pool he saw in Spain to produce a rain channel that is fed by rain and melting snow with a valve that the client can easily control.
Large concrete walls provide both privacy and shade.
Patio/Pool
A rough board-formed concrete wall hems in the courtyard garden creating an organic looking transition to the wild scrub oak beyond.

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.