65 Outdoor Field Design Photos And Ideas

The mirrored facade reflects the sky.
An overhead view shows how the structure seamlessly integrates into its surroundings.
The finishing is simple and expressive, and the materials are used in harmony with nature.
The mirrored structures are inserted into the landscape
The structures overlook a large spring-fed swimming pond, rolling pastures, and the mixed northern hardwood forests that make up the property.
The creation of the hotel was influenced by the site and unfolds as a succession of protected and comfortable interior spaces from which visitors can contemplate the exterior landscape.
The new-old home nestled in its country setting, with distant views into two valleys.
The College Park pavilion has become an inviting gathering point for residents of the surrounding community, well west of the Dallas city center.
Located in Rutherford, California, Quintessa Winery has a longstanding commitment to creating modern architecture that complements rather than competes with the landscape. When the Huneeus family sought to add three pavilions for private wine tastings to the estate, they wanted the structures to offer protection from the sun, wind, and heat without imposing on the land or coming between the visitor and the vineyard. Greg Warner, Principal/Owner, LEED AP, and Michael McCabe, Associate Principal,  LEED AP, from Walker Warner Architects worked on the project. "Our response was a series of three 250-square-foot open air roofed structures, set amid the oak forest on a ridge-line overlooking the rolling vineyard-covered hills and the lake beyond," they say. "The clean, modern lines and visual simplicity of the pavilions serve as a backdrop to the tasting experience and as a frame to the landscape beyond while also sheltering visitors from the elements." Lutkso Associates served as the landscape architects for the pavilions.
The bucolic surroundings.
With respect to the sloping meadow, the home is designed to coexist and therefore never breaks the ridgeline.
A small Arabian stud and a champion English Pointer live on the site, where mountain leopards and baboons also prowl. Before building, Herman and van Gass cleared the land of invasive species like the black wattle, an acacia tree.
Guests can relax by the pool and soak in the views or hike into the mountains, following a creek into an ancient forest.
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael Waters of LDa Architecture & Interiors set out to strike the perfect balance between time-tested tradition and sophisticated, clean lines. The site includes a farmhouse-inspired residence along with a timber-framed barn and attached greenhouse, adjacent to an enclosed garden area and surrounded by a beautiful orchard.
The Courmayeur Ski & Snowboard School's home is part of a cluster of buildings located in the ski area of Plan Checrouit, at the foot of Mont Blanc. LEAPfactory’s design for the facility, while crisp and contemporary, echoes the design of its neighbors, particularly their asymmetrical gables.
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
A classic VW bus in vintage colors shows both the scale and scope of The Barn and its surrounding scenery.
From a distance, the fading of the flint reflects the range of colors of the outlying landscape.
The Yellowstone location is hidden in the woods of Big Sky, Montana and is set on a freshwater pond that’s surrounded by mountains. Guests have access to fly fishing and the best of both lake and forest.
At the Yellowstone location, Three Peaks Lodge acts as the main communal spot where visitors can enjoy dinner seatings by the chefs, who source many of their ingredients from their own local gardens.
Collective Retreats recruited William Howell to be their executive chef across all locations. With a background in Colorado cuisine and with personal interests as a professional angler, outdoorsman, and butcher, Howell works with his team to create a unique, locally-sourced dining experience.
The team behind Collective Retreats built the custom canvas tents with wood that they sourced locally. They used timber they found in the property’s vicinity to hold the peaks together at the top. Shown here is the Yellowstone location.
This rustic yurt rental with incredible views near Zion National Park, Utah, can accommodate up to nine guests. For a group of glampers looking for the ultimate Zion experience, this is the place to stay. There are four double beds and three single beds in the yurt.
This unique safari tent can be found near White River National Forest, Colorado, and is perfect for a glamping getaway. The tent features a beautiful California king four poster bed that guarantees a peaceful sleep. There is also a deck where guests can enjoy soaking in the beautiful views.
The view from the bathroom.
Nestled into a sandstone hill overlooking the English Channel , the 2,280-square-foot house is distinguished by a red stainless steel chimney made in Germany.

Pett Level, England
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Overlooking a peaceful meadow in the province of Overijssel in the Netherlands, is a snug 452-square foot prefab wooden hut with large windows that blur the bounderies between indoor and outdoor spaces. Build in two modules then transported and assembled on site, the house, which was constructed mainly with Oregon pine, arrived on location complete with bathroom, kitchen, couches, table, inner walls, cabinets, beds and floors. Custom-designed furniture such as a sofa integrated into a sunken living area, and a U-shaped corner bench imbues this little hut with plenty of quirky charm.
The Hupert-Kinmont house lies low in a century-old apple orchard, far from neighboring houses. The spaciousness of the rural surroundings is echoed inside.
When building such a modest structure in a large landscape, designer and client often had to defend their vision to their collaborators. “We knew this house was going to be for Maggie and she would live there alone,” designer Lauren Moffitt says. “But people are always projecting for future resale. Putting in the smallest size of anything—to any subcontractor, it’s just not reasonable.”
The long gangplank of a deck runs right out into the fields, a fact that Treanor relishes.
Maggie Treanor waters plants around her rural home.
West Elevation - Private Chill zone from mishacks' modular design system.
The house nestled in the forest

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.

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