Lounge space outside for those warm summer nights. Patio season is upon us! Backyard design and landscaping can transform your outdoor living space! Outdoor entertaining is made better with these easy backyard treatments.

Raised bed, built-in seat, pergola and decking

Chicago Modern House Design - amazing rooftop patio

Built in seating & planters, courtyard walls that lead up to a trellis ceiling. Why have out door furniture when you can have built ins?

like the pergola

Necessary Inspiration: Turning Your Deck Into A Backyard Room- maybe not exactly like this, but I love the idea of the deck being a real living space.

DIY: Paint + Stencil a Deck

A stenciled deck turns the backyard into a "room". Mooie print voor balkon, tuin of patio

deck + shade cloth

"I think an architect’s job is to celebrate what people really care about and simplify and streamline the rest.” —Page Goolrick Photo by Richard Foulser.

platsbyggd soffa

Could be used on the exterior, framed with pressure treated lumber, skinned with trex or concrete precast.

platsbyggd soffa

storage bench (very simple construction! Also need bottom and no slats, so pollen doesn't get in.

Slide Rule