83 Outdoor Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck Wood Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

View from courtyard toward the house
East Elevation
West Elevation
West Elevation @ Dusk
View from Southwest @ Dusk
At the center of the home lies an open-air gathering space covered by the wood framed roof above.
Understair hideaway
"The homeowners hoped to transform their lot into a unified, beautiful, indoor-outdoor oasis linking their home, yard, and a new backyard shed in a designed experience where every detail would come together to compose the many smaller sub-spaces into an integrated whole," notes the design firm.
Concrete pavers line the new hardscape, which steps up to a deck built of ipe wood. Ipe wood has also been used for the built-in benches and fencing.
For his own home in Mar Vista, architectural designer Mohamed Sharif retained the front portion of a 1940s bungalow and added an L-shaped, two-story volume at the rear that includes a wing for his mother-in-law. “Adapting and reusing and being sensitive to the neighborhood context was important,” he says. The structure is sheathed in fiber cement HardiePanels. The decking is by Trex.
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.
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
Although the home's historic front facade needed to be preserved, the back of the residence was ripe for a remodel. The architects cladded the exterior in eastern cedar. The wood is offset with large expanses of glass, as well as yellow accents to add a playful atmosphere.
Private garden with deck
Abernathy House
Concrete floors and roof contrast with large expanses of glazing.
Cloaked House, as 3r Ernesto Pereira named it, blends into its hillside location.
The layout of the three buildings creates a private garden space within the site.
A pergola keeps swimmers cool on hot days.
A pool and sun deck on the eastern side of the plot.
A sundeck by the pool.
Patio/Pool
A large porch projects out from the main building.
Existing trees poke through the large patio.
pool and deck outside of french doors
Taking cues from a Japanese-influenced slatted screen applied to the house’s facade, Hufft Projects applied a ring of ipe wood around the perimeter of this outdoor firepit.
View looking from the new deck along the central axis towards the new pool and existing living room (with  new concrete deck). The new design built-up the sloping site around the pool so its surface could be raised to allow more of a connection between the existing indoor spaces and the water.
This net-zero residence by CitiZen Design Studio features Western Window Systems chosen for energy efficiency. The Series 600 Multi-Slide 90-Degree Door is architecturally eye-catching, meeting at a right angle in the home’s great room, and features dual-paned low-E glass.
Exterior with infinity pool-VILLA CP
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City. 
Building smarter is at the heart of everything designers Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir do. Whether they’re testing the limits of indoor/outdoor living or developing a prefabricated wall system that they hope will make traditional wood framing a thing of the past, the founders of the Santa Monica design studio Minarc are consumed with making structures stronger, lighter, and more efficient.
Shadows of the pergola at rear yard patio
Patio with gas firepit
Swimming pool at rear yard
While its exterior may look like weathering steel, the walls are actually fiber cement coated with oxidizing steel paint. This resource-saving measure means the protective rust is real but will not compromise the exterior.
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
Entrance view

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.