21 Outdoor Large Patio, Porch, Deck Rooftop Design Photos And Ideas

Basket weave pendants from Tower 20 Venice.
A 100-year-old olive tree to brought up to the roof garden with a crane.
A reed and metal pergola structure constructed by PSS Design Cult.
A large porch projects out from the main building.
Existing trees poke through the large patio.
Contemporary materials like zinc and glass contrast with a cast iron facade and slate roofs.
Perched atop the historic Gilsey House, the J+K Residence also overlooks a storied neighborhood. The land, located north of Madison Square, was one of New York's last remaining family farms before becoming a bustling theater district. It then devolved into a neglected wholesale district until being rediscovered by artists and entrepreneurs.
Of the three-module addition, Siegal says, “I wanted to have a place where I could expose people to vertical dwelling. There’s no reason why more people can’t build this way.”
Connected by an exterior stone staircase, the rooftop level offers seating and dining areas and an outdoor kitchen.
Roof deck pergola
Roof extension with garden
View of bedroom
The decking on the rooftop is Burmese teak and the colorful Picot pouffes are by Paola Lenti.
The roof deck is a place for entertaining, and offers scenic hillside views. During the design process, the team was challenged with preserving these views while adhering to the required 3.5-foot railing height mandated by building code, a height that would block all views while seated. As a solution, the team came up with open metal railings that would maintain safety while preserving the view.
'Tree House' - Bamboo Terrace
roof deck/view
The view at night.
Stairs to the upper viewing deck are steel and IPE open risers.
The spacious rooftop deck features Tigerwood planks and an outdoor fireplace, which creates a cozy setting from which to enjoy spectacular sunsets. There's also a wine fridge on the spiral staircase leading to the deck—so you don't have to traipse back to the kitchen when you need annother bottle.

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.

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