47 Outdoor Small Patio, Porch, Deck Side Yard Design Photos And Ideas

A small outdoor patio with precast concrete pavers is placed on the west side of the home to soak up the afternoon sun. The patio connects to a series of trails that lead through the forest and to the beach.
Entry Court
A corner is used as an outdoor terrace.
A heated pool is on the second lot and is surrounded by lush tropical greenery.
The home's sci-fi structure seems to hover over the landscape.
A second-level terrace overlooks the deck and provides stunning views of the surrounding San Gabriel mountains.
A courtyard helps isolate the interior of the house visually and acoustically from its urban surroundings, and provides a large opening on the envelope of the house, where light and shadow play enhance the colors and textures of the building throughout the day.
A terrace sits quietly against the water, not quite indoors and not quite outdoors.
A covered terrace adds to the home's potential for indoor/outdoor living.
Another angle of the courtyard.
Cedar siding elevates the look of the center courtyard which is a perfect spot for entertaining.
The base of the pizza oven is constructed from bricks that were salvaged during the demolition.
The seamless integration of the outdoors is perhaps best sensed via this image. The kitchen opens to a terrace with views straight through to the pool area on the other side allowing for cross-breezes and indoor/outdoor living.
The patio and pool area are perfect for full integration of indoor/outdoor living.
The narrow, elongated pool with a vertical green wall can be seen from inside the apartment.
A shaded lounging area by the pool.
The courtyards provide the family with private outdoor zones.
An interior courty
A lounging deck and firepit off the principle bedroom.
An open central patio.
A “Schof” – a type of closed porch that’s common in the Alpine region of Austria, links the corridor-kitchen to the western side of the house.
To stay near home after her daughter was born, Siegal built a studio at the rear of the property in 2007.
Patio with gas firepit
Swimming pool at rear yard
Prior to courtyard extension: View of original side yard to east.
Large canopies shade the retreat’s southern elevations, rendering the interior and ipe wood patio comfortable in the Texas heat.
the architectural language of the building is articulated within the relationship among the small open courtyards
West Elevation - Private Chill zone from mishacks' modular design system.
front exterior
The view at night.
Interior Courtyard. Stained pine siding, and JamesHardie siding. View to kitchen.

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.