31 Outdoor Decking Patio, Porch, Deck Large Patio, Porch, Deck Shrubs Design Photos And Ideas

"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.
This view shows how the original house relates to the new addition, which was stepped in to make room for an exterior courtyard.
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The pool with a view.
The food cart specializes in smoked meat sandwiches. It sits on a patio event space that can hold up to 300 people with seating for 80.
“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.
A peek at the sparkling pool.
The courtyard infuses the interiors with light.
All the spaces in the house enjoy courtyard access.
The exterior of Connect 4L 1,600 sf 3 bed 3 bath 2 story modern prefab.
A spacious outdoor deck with a path that leads down to the lake.
Cantilevered deck from Lake Michigan shore beach side.
Courtyard featuring the Live Oak Tree.  The neutral tones on the homes exterior act as a canvas to nature showing a play of light on the exterior of the home throughout the day
Evening at Copperwood. The 20-acre lot enjoys visits from deer, eagles, hawk, blue heron, fox, and other wildlife.
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.