127 Outdoor Woodland Design Photos And Ideas

It was important to the couple that the home’s deck be an extension of the living level, neither above nor below it. Sitting on ground level, the spacious deck offers fluid access to the surrounding wooded landscapes, while simultaneously inviting nature in.
The home is accessed from the rear via a gravel path.
The exterior decks are made of silicon-modified pine from OrganoWood.
Elevated on steel posts, the central volume and exterior deck project west toward the sea.
Pictured on the left is the former cottage that's located on the north side of the house. It houses two bedrooms, a kitchenette, dining area, bathroom, and a mud room.
A look at the spectacular landscape.
The textured facade playfully displays light and shadows as the sun moves throughout the day and seasons. The framed breezeway reaches outward to the fjord.
The Madrona by NODE is a 750-square-foot, zero-net energy guest house. Grid-tied, it stores energy with battery backup.
The home's low-maintenance Cor-Ten steel exterior can be easily washed down when needed.
"Landscaping was strategically planned to cope the home seamlessly into the rock, with access paths from the house to the lake barely visible in some places," adds the firm.
Set on a wild 50-acre property, the Etno Hut is located within easy access from two major Lithuanian cities, Vilnius and Kaunas.
The slate floors continue seamlessly to an outdoor dining and living area outside of the kitchen.
The rear terrace boasts a recently built heated swimming pool with an infinity edge.
Limerick House is a modest addition to an existing dwelling on a rural Victorian property.
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Escape with nature.
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Unique landscapes, that are untouched and allow you to truly disconnect.
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While Falck built most of the tiny home himself, he hired a local carpenter to build the window frame and door.
Adjacent to the cabin is a spacious deck that is raised above the ground on wooden stilts.
The house is located in an area between the open moorland of Bodmin and the wooded valleys of the south, widely regarded as the one of the most beautiful and pristine areas of Cornwall. It is two miles from Lostwithiel, an area with plenty of boutiques, antiques shops, and restaurants. It is also conveniently situated eight miles from the seaside town of Fowey.
Residents can view many forms of wildlife up close from the decked terrace. Spacious enough for a table and chairs, it is the ideal spot to rest and relax.
A glazed doorway in the master bedroom hallway opens up to a secluded sitting area that is perfect for soaking up the morning sun.
The surrounding forest served as a major design inspiration for the timber-clad home, which is oriented to face views of the trees.
The netted, hammock-like balustrades are an innovative solution that provides safety and a place for relaxation, while keeping views as unobstructed as possible.
The nine pavilions are perched atop the beautiful, weathered pink granite of the Freycinet Peninsula.
A tub inset in the deck fosters a true retreat experience.
Large windows blur the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living.
The simple, rectangular massing is broken by large, punched openings.
A series of French doors extends the interior living spaces to the deck and meadow beyond.
The frontyard
The outdoor terrace is oriented to face the lake.
The outdoor terrace features cedar log-end flooring, while the underside of the roof is covered with mirrored panels.
The cabin is intentionally subdued in color and texture, allowing it to recede into the woods and defer to the beauty of the landscape.
Over the years, the transformation of the retreat has respected the special character of the site and integrated the surrounding nature.
In the 1980s, the retreat was made up of three tiny pavilions linked by wooden platforms. By 2003, the pavilions had been connected by a unifying roof, creating a single form grounded onto the hillside and projecting out over the landscape.
Set on 21 acres at the top of the Snoqualmie Valley, the 3,200-square-foot house represents a major lifestyle change for the Maxons, who previously lived in a split-level in a planned subdivision. “When you’re here, you just sit and watch what’s happening outside,” says Lou. “It’s like the Weather Channel. We don’t even need the TV.” Kim adds, “In spring everything explodes.” Cedars, hemlocks, and vine maples shoot up from the fern-covered hillside.
A sheltered outdoor terrace is located near the heart of the home.
The cross-axis bridge is faced with full-height glazing to overlook views of the pond.
The entry foyer, perched on the pond’s west bank, opens to a long glazed walkway elevated above the water that leads to the main living spaces and bedrooms beyond.
The three cabins were built by high school students enrolled in a vocational training program.
Lung Hagem Arkitekter said: "The roof is executed in 270mm thick reinforced concrete with 20mm VIP insulation underneath. The concrete itself is water resistant, thus no additional roofing materials are required. As a result, the roof is a smooth white surface creating a dialogue with the rocky landscape, and giving the cabin its distinctive character."
A winding path connects the two south-facing structures.
Large columns and shear walls offer the structural support needed to mitigate minor earthquakes.
Both structures step out to small south-facing terraces.
Finn Lough is located on a 45-acre peninsula.
The structures overlook a large spring-fed swimming pond, rolling pastures, and the mixed northern hardwood forests that make up the property.
A brush fire in 2013 destroyed some 40 buildings in the Casper Mountain forest and charred much of the vegetation.

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.