14 Outdoor Side Yard Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck Wood Fences, Walls Trees Design Photos And Ideas

The outdoors are part of the cohesive design, embracing the vegetation, sites, and sunlight.
A choice of dining areas, either partially protected or enclosed with glass and light wooden louvers.
Many of the gardens at Barragán homes are intentionally left unmanicured. Nature is incorporated throughout all of his work and landscapes were often designed by the architect himself.
The 8,250-square-foot lot (per tax records) includes landscaped back and side yards.
"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.
The modern palapa nestles into the naturally rocky slope. Vegetation is encouraged to grow over the structure.
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."
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."
The home's elegant post-and-beam construction as seen from the exterior.
Hana Bea, 6, follows the concrete pavers that lead from the front yard to the side entrance.
The remote, desert enclave sits just 700 feet from the tallest building in downtown Phoenix.
Swimming pool at rear yard

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.