84 Outdoor Side Yard Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

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."
Much of Roscommon House is single-story. With a total of 5,900 square feet of floor area, its footprint takes up the majority of the lot, so the architects cleverly sowed in green spaces wherever they could.
The social spaces are located above, maximizing ocean views. A glass guardrail enables a seamless connection to the outdoors.
The new outdoor space is perfect for entertaining.
An outdoor bathroom for lazy summer soaks.
"The house features two distinct approaches," says Schiller. "The family arrives via a long dirt road to the back side of the house, shaped as a single-story barn. Below the house, guests park in a dirt pull-off and arrive via a long grass path through meadow grasses, entering the house from the south via a wide, glue-laminated exterior stair."
Another covered terrace. This roof and pillar is reflected in a cement-colored vitrified ceramic tile named "Memory Mood," which has been supplied by Terra Nova Ceramics.
The lovely central atrium.
Thanks to the shutters that form private screens when viewed from the street, the residents can enjoy easy-breezy outdoor dining without having to worry about privacy.
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The kitchen opens up to a rear timber patio that's enclosed with bamboo and concrete walls.
The courtyard has a serene sitting area and frames views into the house and straight through to the other side.
View from Southwest @ Dusk
Hana Bea, 6, follows the concrete pavers that lead from the front yard to the side entrance.
A swing, fashioned from string and driftwood, hangs from the ceiling of new the concrete addition.
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Framing the views required a careful negotiation of the balance between the oak cluster and clearing.
A deep roof overhang creates a sheltered outdoor patio for enjoying north-facing views of the landscape.
Along the glass sliding doors, a wooden bench extends to the apex of the room to capture stunning views of the rural landscape.
A firewood storage area is located beneath a small bunkroom that is accessible from the terrace via a metal staircase.
A sheltered, exterior corridor protects the main building from the summer sun, and allows the family to walk to the second building without getting wet when it rains.
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In this view, one can see how the curved addition makes space for an outdoor seating area with a fire pit, and eventually meets the clapboard form of the original house.
The home is organized around a series of four outdoor courtyards.
"There are many silo houses out there, but the purity of the cylinder breaks down when interior execution is does not align," says Christoph Kaiser. "For the interior, I wanted to remain committed to something of the same breadth."
The remote, desert enclave sits just 700 feet from the tallest building in downtown Phoenix.
The courtyard is open to the sky and mainly finished in concrete.
A small outdoor patio with precast concrete pavers is placed on the west side of the home to soak up the afternoon sun. The patio connects to a series of trails that lead through the forest and to the beach.
The terrace by the pool is a great spot to watch the sunset.
This transverse volume projects in an east-west direction out toward the sea. It includes a 23-foot cantilever that contains a gorgeous outdoor pool overlooking the ocean.
The staircase and ramp serve as vertical circulation, connecting the base and access levels.
The entrance passageway that leads to both the family room and bedrooms.
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The west patio opens up to a grass area that can be enjoyed by many.
The expansive Northern Californian landscape seamlessly enters the home.
A terrace sits quietly against the water, not quite indoors and not quite outdoors.
The seamless integration of the outdoors is perhaps best sensed via this image. The kitchen opens to a terrace with views straight through to the pool area on the other side allowing for cross-breezes and indoor/outdoor living.
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.
Beckmann and Trowbridge are the co-owners of this resort-style property, which they started working on eight years ago. They describe their unique architectural project as a "micro-resort—a hybrid between luxury rental and boutique hotel."
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Patio/Pool
This pergola-covered seating area, complete with hanging chairs, is off the living room.
An open central patio.

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.