10 Outdoor Concrete Pools, Tubs, Showers Vertical Fences, Walls Design Photos And Ideas

The firm envisioned the pool as a spot where water floods the stone, "almost in a way of a pond remaining after the turning tides."
south elevation - swimming pool yard - insideout
Why build a Passive House? "The obvious answer is low heating and cooling bills, but we find people most appreciate the other benefits, like consistent thermal comfort, sound proofing, and air quality," say the architects.
There is even a private meditation garden off the master with a zen pond, waterfall feature, and a hot tub.
"The design separates public and private space by a covered, but external walkway," note the team. "By juxtaposing these positions, the house acts like a camp—retreating to the tent to sleep and living under the tree canopy outside—a universal gathering space connected by landscape rather than built form."

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.