57 Outdoor Large Patio, Porch, Deck Horizontal Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

Glass Facade
The fenced-in backyard includes outdoor dining and a small green-roofed storage unit.
The rear terrace boasts a recently built heated swimming pool with an infinity edge.
The roof deck forms a connector between the two cedar-clad volumes, while also providing additional outdoor space.
Green Roof and Ocean View
East Elevation
East Elevation Entry Detail
West Elevation
West Elevation @ Dusk
View from Southwest @ Dusk
A look at the back exterior of the home.
The spa-like pool is the centerpiece of the backyard.
The garden has been prepared with electrical and plumbing services in case they are required for the future installation of a summer house.
The sliding doors open to the marble-paved terrace.
The architects chose a swivel fireplace so the family can flexibly use it indoors or outdoors.
An upper-level media room.
With assistance from landscape designer Monica Viarengo, the outdoor space has been designed to draw the excitement of the city in toward the home.
Outdoor Deck at Living & Dining Rooms
The couple asked for a “no maintenance, not low maintenance” backyard. However, Shino tends to “Carlsbad's largest public bathroom for cats” (otherwise known as their Japanese-style rock garden) about once a month.

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Built in 1962, Steel House #4 is one of seven iconic, steel-and-glass prefab homes designed by Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison as part of an affordable solution for the masses. Homeowner Jay Longtin served as the general contractor and performed the majority of the remodel work, aside from the outdoor floors, concrete, and pool, which were done by Architectural Blue.
Another distinct backyard nook.
A patio provides space for al fresco dining.
The huge backyard has a newly added "rec room" and multiple entertaining areas.
Viewing Decks and Infinity Pool
The courtyard in the center of the compound opens with a lovely lap pool.
The kitchen bar counter extends out to the patio, creating a great space for entertaining.
An original 1957 California Ranch by Kemper/Nomland has been painted black and transformed into a pool/guest house.
The rooftop pool and bar lured us back to the hotel. We couldn’t wait to experience more mind-blowing views of the New York surround while laying poolside in the sun. It’s a perch that can’t be beat in terms of the eyeful you get, but the views are so epic they dwarf the already small three-feet-deep plunge pool that seemed to be there mostly for standing in while taking selfies. But our kids swam and splashed in the water while we ordered from the rooftop bar menu—a lobster roll, a hamburger, French fries with tarragon aioli, a Dark and Stormy and more than one glass of Quinn Vins de Pays des Maures Rose.
Intended to be cutting-edge prototypes for modern living, the experiment ended up involving many of America's greatest architects, including Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen—and had a major impact on modernist residential architecture.
Homeowner Jay Longtin served as the general contractor and performed the majority of the remodel work, aside from the outdoor floors, concrete, and pool, which were done by Architectural Blue.
Front deck and facade
Rear facade, with maximum glazing and balconies to maximize daylight, views and social interaction.
A rough board-formed concrete wall hems in the courtyard garden creating an organic looking transition to the wild scrub oak beyond.
The viewing deck overlooks a canyon that's also home to beaver, moose, elk, deer, and bobcats.
The sun has just set on this view of the Wasatch Mountain Range.
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
IKEA chairs join a table from CB2; a Kawneer triple-sliding door opens to the family’s new ipe deck.
roof deck/view
The contemporary addition features dark cedar siding and a flat roof at the existing gable structure and rear patio.
Changing the vehicular approach provides for direct garage access and allows for the drought-tolerant landscaping to contribute to both privacy and an enhanced streetscape.
Back Exterior, Day
Backyard

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.