30 Outdoor Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck Wood Patio, Porch, Deck Hardscapes Design Photos And Ideas

view to new addition from rear lawn
View from courtyard toward the house
East 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
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.
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
Abernathy House
Cloaked House, as 3r Ernesto Pereira named it, blends into its hillside location.
A large porch projects out from the main building.
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.
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
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
Inspired by the precise designs of the weaver bird, these nest like lanterns can be moved around for soft (solar LED) light.
The combination of a low concrete wall and built-in bench creates an intimate seating area that acts as an extension to the kitchen and dining room. Another steel trellis above creates an armature for more plants that will fill in and provide shade. The terrace is topped with blue stone and wood screens give the plants a ladder on which to grow.
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
The contemporary addition features dark cedar siding and a flat roof at the existing gable structure and rear patio.
Grand Weave lounging collection offers almost unlimited combinations with its various units and colors White and Meteor.

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.