18 Outdoor Large Patio, Porch, Deck Concrete Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

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.

Dining with a Scandinavian touch: Archi dining chair combined with Carver table.
Frequent Dwell photographer Roger Davies snapped this concrete block dream of a house, equipped with its very own pool. Via  desire to inspire. (Pin)
The 82-foot-long pool gets quite a lot of use by Jeff and Millie, and especially by the kids, who are both on the local swim team.
Wooden deck of the House at Los Cisnes at dawn. Concrete, Glass, Wood.
Seen from the guesthouse, the new home touches every corner of the property without overwhelming its natural beauty.
Architect Burton Baldridge’s design for a house in Austin features a cantilevered upper volume with a gabled profile that was in part inspired by the work of Dutch architects MVRDV. It juts out over the patio, outfitted with chaise longues by Harbour Outdoor and Adirondack chairs by Loll.
The old barn's foundation, re-stacked by a local stonemason, was reused as a rustic retaining wall for the pool area. The property also came with a corn crib and blacksmith shop as old as the barn, seen behind the pool, which are both used for storage now. St. Tropez chaises from Kingsley-Bate line the pool.
In the summer months, the pool provides a welcome respite from the heat.
Main view
Backyard

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