94 Outdoor Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Grass Design Photos And Ideas

A new, custom hot tub was added beneath a retractable Ipe wood deck.
The angular Beach Hut is the perfect place to enjoy views of the lake.
Polar Life Haus manufactures individually designed wooden homes and log homes. The company focuses on environmentally friendly building materials and the well-being of people and nature.
Within the addition are a bathroom, utility room, and storage space.
A collection of low-slung volumes create a series of platforms near the ground, so family members can be close together while still retaining their privacy.
The main cabin has an outdoor kitchen and a spacious, western-facing cedar deck for views toward the fjord and the Olympic Mountains.
Cedar platforms close to the ground extend beneath the cabin’s broad eaves to create spaces that frame outdoor space.
The repurposed main cabin contains an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area with a Murphy bed to make room for guests. A mudroom and outdoor kitchen help facilitate an indoor/outdoor lifestyle, while a wraparound deck and clerestory windows emphasize the connection.
A new outdoor deck addition, which meets the local council’s requirements for site coverage, was built in the rear garden.
A swing chair on the deck.
The couple added sliding doors so that the deck could become an extension of the living area.
"We spend a lot of time in the backyard all year round. We wanted to take advantage of Los Angeles' weather and have a true indoor/outdoor feel in the house," says Jenn, who is a Hollywood film producer.
The orientation of the home captures the sunrise and moonrise over the water.
The prefab's external cladding is corrugated Colorbond in woodland gray; the pergola features natural timber hardwood battens.
A single private deck to the south features an outdoor bath with a full, panoramic view.
Positioned towards the north, raked ceilings and windows draw natural light into the living area, while eaves and awnings block the harsh summer sun.
Ravit Dvir Architecture and Design
The deck and fire pit create a cozy space for everyday living and effortless entertaining.
The current layout takes full advantage of the site, placing heavy emphasis on maximizing natural light and indoor/outdoor living.
With the home being located just minutes from the beach, the outdoor shower from Kohler's Purist collection is a perfect spot to rinse off after excursions.
A peek at the sparkling pool.
Architecture: Ravit Dvir Architecture and Design
The spacious backyard.
view to new addition from rear lawn
the expansive deck facing western view hunts the historic Madrona tree and is lined by floor to ceiling glass accessing the living spaces.
Green Roof and Ocean View
View from courtyard toward the house
View from courtyard toward the house
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
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.
The building opens outward to Oregon's quaint wine country.
Custom Bioretention Planter (Landscape Architecture by CampionHruby)
Residents can view many forms of wildlife up close from the decked terrace. Spacious enough for a table and chairs, it is the ideal spot to rest and relax.
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
The terrace is surrounded by a wildflower meadow green roof
Another view of the covered walkway skirting the courtyard and the primary living areas.
Case Inlet Retreat
A single crepe myrtle, which sports red blossoms in summer, defines the courtyard.
This project also includes a swimming dock.
Private garden with deck
Damon  Fuhrer Landscapes created a Japanese-inspired garden that incorporated bamboo, moss-covered boulders, and a water feature.
The juxtaposition of old and new architectural forms is best viewed from the courtyard between the garage and playroom. Timber shingles and vertical boarding can be seen on the sun-shading and sub-floor skirt of the villa respectively—these subordinate materials of the historic architecture are given primary roles in the new design.
The courtyard infuses the interiors with light.
All the spaces in the house enjoy courtyard access.
The courtyard includes a decked patio that connects to one of the living rooms. Designed for both work and play, the house features two living rooms, a study area, and a reading nook with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.
The layout of the three buildings creates a private garden space within the site.
Translucent floor planks allow light to filter through a skylight in the kitchen below.

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.