104 Outdoor Large Patio, Porch, Deck Side Yard Design Photos And Ideas

The textured facade playfully displays light and shadows as the sun moves throughout the day and seasons. The framed breezeway reaches outward to the fjord.
The unique residence features a 1,500-square-foot deck.
The outdoor space.
The patio features space for al fresco dining.
The Madrona by NODE is a 750-square-foot, zero-net energy guest house. Grid-tied, it stores energy with battery backup.
The house was designed with five yards, and each level has access to a separate deck or yard, so the owners can enjoy indoor/outdoor Californian living.
The outdoor terrace is paved with honed basaltina. The teak outdoor sofas arranged around the fire pit are by James Perse.
Sections of the walls along the south-facing deck are painted bright blue to complement the sauna's pinkish-red door.
The cabin's upper volume cantilevers over a wooden deck.
The courtyard has a serene sitting area and frames views into the house and straight through to the other side.
A large pool is located on the east side of the residence.
The home has been built around a central courtyard, with the surrounding exterior wall featuring a dramatic cut-out that inserts both light and shadows into the design.
The cut-out also leads to the surrounding grounds.
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The Pool
This view of the patio captures the Waymire Residence's classic midcentury style, as the home appears to almost take flight from its hillside setting.
View from Southwest @ Dusk
Covered porches overlook prominent views, while deep roof overhangs provide protection against the region's unforgiving weather.
Robust and low-maintenance metal mesh—which offers both solar and privacy control—has been chosen for the screens.
The cap for the fireplace was so massive it had to brought in by helicopter.
The patio space helps connect the home to nature, allowing guests to enjoy a taste of Mediterranean indoor/outdoor living.
Upcountry Maui Cottage and Barn: lanai
The split program separates the main living spaces from the master and guest suites, allowing the outdoors to flow more easily into the home.
Beside reduced construction time, SysHaus provides homeowners with a truly sustainable home that arrives at its site 95-percent ready for assembly.
Through the renovation, the owners wanted to take better advantage of the house’s elevated site, which presents gorgeous views.
A series of French doors extends the interior living spaces to the deck and meadow beyond.
Along the glass sliding doors, a wooden bench extends to the apex of the room to capture stunning views of the rural landscape.
A firewood storage area is located beneath a small bunkroom that is accessible from the terrace via a metal staircase.
A sheltered, exterior corridor protects the main building from the summer sun, and allows the family to walk to the second building without getting wet when it rains.
A Durand Oak tree on one side of the main living area.
The expansive cantilevered decks let the clients enjoy the view they love from thirty feet above the ground.
The infinity pool overlooks stunning views of Mexico and the San Diego skyline and harbor.
Low irrigation plants and minimalistic hardscapes form the serene outdoor space.
A new floor plan opened up the home taking advantage of both the natural lighting and cross-ventilation—minimizing the need for electricity and air-conditioning.
The living area, which is connected to an outdoor terrace, provides ample room for entertaining.
The roof terrace is conceived as a large exterior room, delimited by walls and windows that frame the fantastic views of the Monterrey mountains.
In this view, one can see how the curved addition makes space for an outdoor seating area with a fire pit, and eventually meets the clapboard form of the original house.
The greenhouse part of the residence is an extended wooden structure clad from top to bottom in acrylic glass.
Amenities include a pool with a waterfall and a sunken tennis court.
To obtain a rosy hue, pigments from the local red soil were mixed with plaster.
On the lower level is a fully-glazed living and dining space that leads to an outdoor pool and terrace area.
The wraparound deck enhances the homes' indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
The barbeque area sits just off the kitchen and features built-in seating.
The terrace by the pool is a great spot to watch the sunset.
This transverse volume projects in an east-west direction out toward the sea. It includes a 23-foot cantilever that contains a gorgeous outdoor pool overlooking the ocean.
The staircase and ramp serve as vertical circulation, connecting the base and access levels.
The entrance passageway that leads to both the family room and bedrooms.
Located on the western Danish coast within walking distance of the North Sea, this home was designed by Soren Sarup to integrate elements of the surrounding landscape and to highlight natural, contemporary beauty. The interior fuses clean-lined simplicity, an abundance of wood surfaces, and a restrained mix of Danish-modern and vintage furniture to create a visually stimulating yet relaxing environment that extends between indoor and outdoor living spaces.
The homeowners of the Hilltop house spent time studying the wind and sun movements along their Niagara Escarpment property so that, when it came time to build, they could capitalize on the natural movement of the light and air in the design of their home.
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The expansive decks and patios enable indoor/outdoor living and easy entertaining.
The floors and decking are all made from long-lasting, rot-resistant ipe wood.

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.