31 Outdoor Side Yard Small Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

A shaded lounging area by the pool.
The patio and pool area are perfect for full integration of indoor/outdoor living.
The courtyards provide the family with private outdoor zones.
A courtyard helps isolate the interior of the house visually and acoustically from its urban surroundings, and provides a large opening on the envelope of the house, where light and shadow play enhance the colors and textures of the building throughout the day.
An interior courty
A lounging deck and firepit off the principle bedroom.
An open central patio.
A “Schof” – a type of closed porch that’s common in the Alpine region of Austria, links the corridor-kitchen to the western side of the house.
To stay near home after her daughter was born, Siegal built a studio at the rear of the property in 2007.
Patio with gas firepit
Swimming pool at rear yard
Prior to courtyard extension: View of original side yard to east.
Large canopies shade the retreat’s southern elevations, rendering the interior and ipe wood patio comfortable in the Texas heat.
the architectural language of the building is articulated within the relationship among the small open courtyards
West Elevation - Private Chill zone from mishacks' modular design system.
front exterior
The view at night.
Interior Courtyard. Stained pine siding, and JamesHardie siding. View to kitchen.

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.

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