81 Outdoor Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck Front Yard Design Photos And Ideas

The 2,466 square foot, two-level home features three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.
The front porch has just enough space for a seating area.
The outdoor terrace features an infinity pool and spacious deck.
The excavated material has been used to shape the property's exterior features.
"The house is integrated to the cliffside, leaving the least possible imprint," says Marianna Kapsimali, one of the studio’s founders.
Entry walkway leading to the front door and eventually to the grill and down to the pool
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
At the center of the home lies an open-air gathering space covered by the wood framed roof above.
Custom Bioretention Planter (Landscape Architecture by CampionHruby)
"Sliding and swinging panels enable spaces to expand and contract as needed for the owners, a few guests, or large gathering," say the architects. "At the entry courtyard, a rolling screen and swinging gate can be configured to be cozy and private, or wide open and welcoming."
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
masonry West and South wall joinery giving rise to the corner window. Luminarias leading down to Fabric entry scrim.
On the sides of the front folding glass doors are vertical cement board fins that emphasize the street-side corner.
Rimrock | Olson Kundig
The yard doubles as the retention area for the monsoon rainstorms as well as a place for the homeowners to play
The steel post-and-beam structural components frame entry ways and circulation.
The tree seems to lean into the highly transparent living room, to become part of the space.
Their daughters, Annapurna, left, and Siddartha, play with their dog, Anouck, beneath the kangaroo paws in the entry garden courtyard.
The entry, with a glimpse of the front garden.
Tall tropical planting creates privacy and shade while the lush tropical foliage softens the look of the concrete building and pavers. The lignum vitae in front of the wall creates additional privacy for the owners.
The entrance introduces the home’s main materials: steel, glass, wood, and concrete.
Delighted with the result, they requested additional structures, including a pool house with a dining area that opens to the outdoors. Rising from the edge of the pool deck, a planted overhang shelters a gym and sauna below.
Sling chairs by Garza Marfa flank  a Made Goods concrete table.
Space-Efficient Renovation in San Francisco, California
A custom rain-gutter system collects even slight amounts of precipitation in an underground cistern and distributes it to the yard. The Cor-Ten pivoting window is by Brian Linn of Vincent Designs.
The architecture firm tackled the hardscape: patios, pathways, and gabion walls. Landscape designer Marilyn Guidroz worked with existing native plants on the site and added more species to ensure there would be blooms year-round for the bees kept by resident Ron Krohn.
Patio with gas firepit
front of home cmu block
Entry with cactus garden
South / West view
A rough board-formed concrete wall hems in the courtyard garden creating an organic looking transition to the wild scrub oak beyond.
From the interior of the courtyard the blue Uintah Mountains can be seen sprawling along the horizon.
With the help of Carver + Schickentanz Architects, Jason and Melissa Burnett were able to push their Carmel, California home's renovation from LEED Silver status to LEED Platinum-certified. With eco-friendly innovations like a retractable skylight for natural ventilation, double-pane windows to keep in air and heat, and sustainable landscaping with native vegetation, it's no wonder this mid-century-modern redesign is one of our green favorites. Click here to see the home's interior.
Entrance view
Entry way to a modern, contemporary Key West home.  Clean lines, planting was done with minimal species and in groupings.
North East corner - The Grill'n Chill zone from mishacks' modular design system.
Entry Stair to Front Door
Rimrock | Olson Kundig
Side view of the House at Los Cisnes at dawn. Concrete, Glass, Wood.
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
Main House Fire Pit

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.