39 Outdoor Side Yard Trees Design Photos And Ideas

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.

Swimming pool at rear yard
Large, meticulously landscaped courtyard
An outdoor shower is concealed in the side yard and features a weathered 
cedar slat enclosure.
When it's retractable glass wall are open, the all-season room becomes a breezeway from the courtyard to the view of the mountains beyond.
As the Corton steel blends the house into its setting, light from side windows appear like lanterns through the forest.
The large garden is surrounded by green pastures, woods, and the original train tracks. It also includes a bread/pizza oven, boules (a French game), and ping-pong.
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
the architectural language of the building is articulated within the relationship among the small open courtyards
Architect Elizabeth Herrmann’s Knoll House project, Best Transitional category winner of 2017 Marvin Architects Challenge.
Side Facade
Helen Street by mw|works
Clean lines and mass groupings of plants help create a sense of openness and space within a small garden.
The spa is positioned to maximize the ocean view, and is sheltered on three sides by bamboo, privacy wall and house.
Backyard elevation
Cantilevered wood beams angle up towards the growing city skyline. On the left, a sloped area captures the monsoon rainfall and the Mulga Acacia trees will grow to the height of the home over time to provide more shade and privacy.
front exterior
Situated on the eastern end of the residence, the master bedroom boasts a mitered glass corner window that overlooks a koi pond and a Live Oak tree.
Stone terrace steps
A 10 foot deep cantilevered roof provides consistent shade pool side in the courtyard
A quiet, sheltered outdoor dining area
Living room garden looking west

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