22 Outdoor Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Large Patio, Porch, Deck Hardscapes Design Photos And Ideas

This view shows how the original house relates to the new addition, which was stepped in to make room for an exterior courtyard.
Outside, a timber pergola shades the garden and the split-stone slate pavers continue outside for a greater sense of connection between inside and out.
“We wanted to ‘cap’ the dwelling with a generous, almost sweeping canopy that would keep the majority of the high sun exposure areas in shade,” says Pande. “We also played with the roof volume to break free from the constraints of a typical ‘box modern’ home.”
“We wanted to ‘cap’ the dwelling with a generous, almost sweeping canopy that would keep the majority of the high sun exposure areas in shade. We also played with the roof volume to break free from the constraints of a typical ‘box modern’ home,” says Pande.
The current layout takes full advantage of the site, placing heavy emphasis on maximizing natural light and indoor/outdoor living.
Glass Facade
Green Roof and Ocean View
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
West Elevation @ Dusk
View from Southwest @ Dusk
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
Front deck and facade
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
Evening at Copperwood. The 20-acre lot enjoys visits from deer, eagles, hawk, blue heron, fox, and other wildlife.
Wire fox terrier on guard at the raised wood deck and bedroom beyond
Terrace
Firepit and wire fox terrier with hardscape and landscape to exterior dining terrace at raised deck beyond

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.