64 Outdoor Small Patio, Porch, Deck Vertical Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

The penthouse has two adjoining, south-facing terraces.
The view from the kitchen to the newly opened terrace is one of Serboli's favorite parts of the home. “I love being in the kitchen, looking at the living room with the big window totally open. I think it's a privileged position because you can cook or eat (I love both) looking towards a space with unclear and undefined limits.”
The burnt ash exterior timber cladding by Woodform Architectural features alternating thicknesses.
An outdoor barbecue and sink near the garden makes for easy entertaining.
The studio's program is divided between a pergola, an outdoor refuge, and an entirely self-contained separate granny flat.
Archier maintained the old brick from the existing part of the house to clearly illustrate the relationship of old with new.
La Binocle is perched high atop a hill, maximizing views of the valley below.
The facade of the cottage beautifully blends both past and present.
An outdoor bathroom for lazy summer soaks.
Inspired by Japanese pocket gardens, the gardens are flanked on three sides by concrete and one wall of full glass that lights sitting areas adjacent to the lower level bedrooms.
Aaron Schiller provided the shou sugi ban louvers that enclose the dining space and create privacy from the entry path.
Another covered terrace. This roof and pillar is reflected in a cement-colored vitrified ceramic tile named "Memory Mood," which has been supplied by Terra Nova Ceramics.
The lovely central atrium.
"To accentuate [the] seamless connection to the outdoors, we created a pair of retractable glass walls that meet at the corner. The effect when open is one of completely dissolving the corner and creating a feeling of being surrounded by nature," describes Maniscalco.
The living room connects to a small balcony.
The home's low-maintenance Cor-Ten steel exterior can be easily washed down when needed.
Before the renovation, the darkest corner of the home was at the back of the property. To bring light to this part of the house, Scott created an internal roof terrace on the second floor.
Sections of the walls along the south-facing deck are painted bright blue to complement the sauna's pinkish-red door.
This private outdoor space would be otherwise unavailable within a hillside home.
This is the terrace which is just off the master bedroom.
"My client’s highest priority was building a pool," says Hannah. "The property had 2 flat acres—rare in this neighborhood—which was ideal for a pool. We were able to do a very simple and modern granite pool with a beautiful contrast of concrete and decking... and still have room in the back yard for a giant vegetable garden."
The backyard gives a clear view of the modular construction.
There is even a private meditation garden off the master with a zen pond, waterfall feature, and a hot tub.
Three story rear addition.
view to new addition from rear lawn
A courtyard in the mid-section of the house draws plenty of light to its center.
The project’s chief designer Liu Kai and his team reconstructed the first floor to better connect it with its formerly isolated interior courtyard.
Because of its narrow site and messy interior layout, the original apartment was dark and cramped.
Scott has incorporated a bespoke timber and steel staircase next to the terrace to create a sunny core.
The upper floor has been set back at the front to make space for a another terrace with large potted plants.
New addition and patio from outdoor garden: the concrete terrace extends into the garden, and receives daylight over the house from the southern sun.
Treetop views from the balcony.
Two Bertoia Diamond chairs on the balcony.
The rear elevation of the home faces North, taking advantage of natural light via extensive doors and clerestory windows tucked under the eaves.
The deck was done in a madras gray limestone so that the color matches the backyard steps of the other houses. The railing was based on the metalwork of the other nine house.
The layout of the three buildings creates a private garden space within the site.
A pergola keeps swimmers cool on hot days.
A look at the rear of the home.
The narrow, elongated pool with a vertical green wall can be seen from inside the apartment.
This beach house is sited on a former rice plantation near Playa Guiones.
A plunge pool on the roof of the small building.
A pool and sun deck on the eastern side of the plot.
A sundeck by the pool.
The courtyard allows light to penetrate deep into the room.
A lounging deck and firepit off the principle bedroom.
The back view of 3525 El Lado Drive.
This Rhode Island home has a modernist box structure with an exterior made of milled, charred, brushed, and oiled cypress slats manufactured by Delta Millworks.
“We knew we had to connect the exterior to the interior,” says Juilland, who added the large window to the living room and French doors to make it easy to get in and out from the kitchen. The custom picnic table is custom-made from Ben Dagitz.
View of front of the house at dusk.
Russell-Clarke tends a small garden.
South / West view

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.