IPE deck with step down. Would continuous or step down make the space appear bigger?
Retractable Roof Pergola - I've got to get rid of the trailer park patio cover I've got now. This would be perfect! I love the pergola look, but would sometimes want the shade, too.
A way to grow vines up the side of the house without having them root on your siding or ruin the mortar of bricking.