9 Outdoor Side Yard Decomposed Granite Patio, Porch, Deck 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.

Patio with gas firepit
Shadows of the trellis at rear yard patio
Swimming pool at rear yard
"Sol" is a new home in the Willo Historic District in Phoenix. The house is a modern interpretation of the vernacular courtyard style found throughout the southwest.
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.
Overall view of the courtyard that extends the livable area of the home
A 10 foot deep cantilevered roof provides consistent shade pool side in the courtyard
Office courtyard
A quiet, sheltered outdoor dining area

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