41 Outdoor Side Yard Shrubs Wood Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

In a 4,000-person village known for epic windsurfing vacations, Atelier Branco builds a striking courtyard home.
Even in the chilly evenings, guests spend ample time on the deck thanks to a warming fire pit.
Even the bathroom opens up to the internal courtyard. This courtyard also enabled the rear extension to be completed without blocking natural light to the second bedroom on the ground floor.
The patio invites dining alfresco under a neon sign custom-created for AutoCamp.
Labrooy draws inspiration from the works of American architectural photographer Julius Schulman for his digitally rendered midcentury landscapes.
Framing spectacular views of Point Reyes National Seashore, Abbott's Lagoon, and Tomales Bay, this peaceful, five-acre estate is an ideal spot to reconnect with nature.
A crooked little fisherman cottage gets a new lease on life in the hands of owners Jamie Kwong and his wife, Ingrid, who renovate the seaside shack with an eco-friendly approach that includes recycled and repurposed materials wherever possible. Located across the bay from Australia’s Palm Beach, the Little Black Shack has been made available to rent for your next dream vacation getaway.
The home's lush surroundings.
A covered patio just off the living room is accessible via custom doors. "The use of the large steel sliding and stacking doors allowed the volume to open up and make the home feel much more expansive that it really is," says Knight.
A courtyard creates visual separation between the main house and the addition.
The outdoors are part of the cohesive design, embracing the vegetation, sites, and sunlight.
The horizontally slatted cedar railing bordering the first floor deck is echoed on the second floor balcony.
A choice of dining areas, either partially protected or enclosed with glass and light wooden louvers.
"By using a shou sugi ban facade. we softened the materiality somewhat but pushed the intent further by creating a highly-faceted detail (almost like a latticework) that contrasts with the multi-colored and varied landscape and lakeside setting," Buhler explains.
A collection of low-slung volumes create a series of platforms near the ground, so family members can be close together while still retaining their privacy.
The modern palapa nestles into the naturally rocky slope. Vegetation is encouraged to grow over the structure.
The couple source ideas for their garden from their trips to Japan.
According to the architects, "the spatial arrangement of the ‘pocket’ courtyards is also driven by environmental concerns: the building is teased apart to maximize winter solar penetration and to capture prevailing cooling breezes."
A modern, barn-style house in Byron Bay, Australia.
An outdoor bathroom for lazy summer soaks.
The home's elegant post-and-beam construction as seen from the exterior.
The unique residence features a 1,500-square-foot deck.
The home's low-maintenance Cor-Ten steel exterior can be easily washed down when needed.
Sections of the walls along the south-facing deck are painted bright blue to complement the sauna's pinkish-red door.
The cabin's upper volume cantilevers over a wooden deck.
This is the terrace which is just off the master bedroom.
The courtyard has a serene sitting area and frames views into the house and straight through to the other side.
Exterior
Hana Bea, 6, follows the concrete pavers that lead from the front yard to the side entrance.
Viewing Decks and Infinity Pool
A fountain that spills into a palm sheltered pond at the entry.
. Daughter Sydney plays with friends in Siegal’s prototype for a prefab playhouse.
Shadows of the pergola at rear yard patio
Swimming pool at rear yard
An outdoor shower is concealed in the side yard and features a weathered 
cedar slat enclosure.
Courtyard featuring the Live Oak Tree.  The neutral tones on the homes exterior act as a canvas to nature showing a play of light on the exterior of the home throughout the day

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.