45 Outdoor Wood Patio, Porch, Deck Raised Planters Design Photos And Ideas

The 2,466 square foot, two-level home features three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.
Another glimpse of the views.
view to new addition from rear lawn
Green Roof and Ocean View
East Elevation
The cedar decks were left to bleach in the sun for one summer and then finished with a light gray wash. Metal Solair chairs are in keeping with the tricolor palette of black, white, and green.
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.
The light well that allows for sunlight AND an addition above
In contrast to the industrial neighborhood, the views from the upper-level deck look directly into the canopies of surrounding established trees.
The roof deck is outfitted with Janus et Cie Amari Low Back lounge chairs.
A single crepe myrtle, which sports red blossoms in summer, defines the courtyard.
The renovation and two-story extension of this 1880 Adelaide bungalow includes a 23-foot rear lot with a pool.
Rear wall of courtyard
Private garden with deck
Abernathy House
Central courtyard. The white colour, omnipresent, acts as a reflective surface and complexifies light effects.
The patio and pool area are perfect for full integration of indoor/outdoor living.
The cantilevered flating Managris wood deck.
Contemporary materials like zinc and glass contrast with a cast iron facade and slate roofs.
Perched atop the historic Gilsey House, the J+K Residence also overlooks a storied neighborhood. The land, located north of Madison Square, was one of New York's last remaining family farms before becoming a bustling theater district. It then devolved into a neglected wholesale district until being rediscovered by artists and entrepreneurs.
Moving the entrance off the street to the rear of the house allowed for the creation of a diminutive side yard.
A pebble mosaic and artificial turf divide the yard into zones that never need to be mowed.
The east patio overlooks to the yaupon holly trees.
Since the front door is located in the exterior wall, residents first enter a vast garden before reaching the gable roof house.
Connected by an exterior stone staircase, the rooftop level offers seating and dining areas and an outdoor kitchen.
Exterior with infinity pool-VILLA CP
Board-formed concrete retaining walls double as ramps from the deck to the garden’s highest point.
Front deck and facade
Pett Level, England
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From the deck you really get a sense of the two main volumes of the house. One faces inward and the other out, a fine representation of Boone's ideas about the division between work space and living space.
The patio at the front of the house offers a view of the balcony that connects the second-floor bedrooms.
On the lower roof, cedar decking and flower beds define one of several outdoor gardening spaces. Part of her ongoing research into the livability of cities, Fitzgerald aimed to create landscaped areas that were “aesthetic, aromatic, educational, and productive.” The deck is bordered by an expanded aluminum mesh railing and black metal corrugated panels.

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.