56 Outdoor Small Patio, Porch, Deck Stone Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The landscaping outside the master bath.
In a Manhattan Beach home, homeowner Matt Jacobson and architect Michael Lee designed the long steel-and-Ipe bench surrounding a square, concrete outdoor fire pit, which suspends from the low concrete wall in their outdoor space. Dukes relaxes on a Willy Guhl Loop chair with her German Shepherd, Major.
A grated metal footbridge with hog-wire, guard-rail panels connects the top of the mesa from the west side to the observation deck. Stairs lead to the glazed studio and hunting blind below.
A look at the shaded outdoor space.
A peek at the stone patio.
"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.
The outdoor terrace features an infinity pool and spacious deck.
East Elevation Entry Detail
Vines spill over primary-colored, glazed-brick walls, which recall Girard’s eye-popping graphics.
Custom Bioretention Planter (Landscape Architecture by CampionHruby)
The house centers on a courtyard, complete with slate pavers, a dogwood tree, and rock gardens.
A covered balcony is located off of the bedrooms on the upper floor.
As the screens move throughout the day, the outdoor space can either stay enclosed or upon up to the landscape, further enhancing the seamless connection between indoors and outdoors.
The main living spaces open directly onto a grand exterior patio shaded by wooden screens.
In some parts of the ancient city, the streets run above these subterranean cave homes.
The limestone rock is known locally as “tufo” of tuff.
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
The base of the pizza oven is constructed from bricks that were salvaged during the demolition.
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The outdoor space includes room for alfresco dining.
An outdoor patio where the owners can enjoy some Californian sunshine after a swim.
The back view of 3525 El Lado Drive.
An open central patio.
The apartment comes with a 1,500-square-foot landscaped terrace with stunning views of the city, along with two smaller patios (one off the master bedroom).
Téa gets mom ready for her close-up on the curvy nature-meets-industry chaise lounge of the architects’ own design. The landscaping in front and out back is characterized by sturdy, resilient, and drought-resistant plants like bamboo and cacti, cultivated in galvanized steel planters.
Even in ever-gray and gloomy Seattle, the 24-by-10-foot front window lets in enough light that the couple rarely needs to turn on any lamps inside the house.
Several courtyards help bring greenery in. On the west side of the home, plants absorb sunlight and create another passive cooling feature. Crushed limestone pebbles and an exposed stone wall complete the lush space.
It feeds their backyard garden, which also features permeable paving rocks, a composting  bin, and a surrounding fence made  of knotty Western red cedar.
“I believe that whenever you’re hiring an artist, and Funn is an artist, he’s going to do his best work if he’s trusted,” says Kartheiser.
Mediterranean patio with pool. PI House by Munarq. © Adrià Goula.

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The combination of a low concrete wall and built-in bench creates an intimate seating area that acts as an extension to the kitchen and dining room. Another steel trellis above creates an armature for more plants that will fill in and provide shade. The terrace is topped with blue stone and wood screens give the plants a ladder on which to grow.
Backyard
Inspired by the campaign furniture from the colonial era, the Voyager deck chair and Ambient lantern evoke a contemporary look with a vintage allure.
The result is a multipurpose living area that opens up to an exterior courtyard anchored by a Ross Gardam Flint table.
Höweler + Yoon squeezed high-design landscape elements, like a fountain and built-in seating, into a small 15-by-13-foot space.
Once through the street-level entrance, the property's modern garage door comes into view. Stairs lead up to the kitchen.
Stairs to the upper viewing deck are steel and IPE open risers.
An asymmetrical mailbox incorporates mid-century geometry and new building materials into the front approach.

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.