The focal point of this tiered backyard terrace is a unique, oval-shaped water feature that subtly reflects the sky and canopy of trees above. Outdoor seating fits the tone of the space and invites conversation.
Contemporary Home With Low-Maintenance Landscaping
This home boasts a simple façade with clean lines and a mixture of textures and materials for finishes. A flat roof mixed with regular composite shingles gives the exterior a contemporary look. From the front view, the home looks small, surprising everyone that opens the front door. The stones used for the low-maintenance landscaping were taken from the lot during the foundation process.
A long glass wall lines the rear of this modern home, providing a view of the tranquil terrace. The simplicity of the terrace is punctuated by the unique water feature that serves as a reflecting pool for the canopy of tall trees that surround it.
Contemporary Courtyard is Perfect for Entertaining
The enclosed courtyard off Oak Court, a International architecture style home in Dallas, Tex., is ideal for nighttime entertaining. The sleek pool water feature has jets that light up, while simple landscaping of trees and a round rock bed create an elegant yet contemporary display.
Contemporary Deck and Pool With Picturesque Beach View
This stunning contemporary deck area features a gray mosaic tile pool and hot tub, complete with a built-in fire pit. A set of steps leads to a relaxing sitting area with a neutral wicker sofa, chair and coffee table set, offering the perfect spot for enjoying the sprawling beach view. Tropical plants provide a finishing touch.
This estate-size home in Connecticut has as much to enjoy outdoors as it does indoors, with a modern pool and an oversized lounge chair paired with a modern firebox. The contemporary, 14,000-square-foot house rests on 30 acres designed to revolve around magnificent water views of Lake Lillnonah in Litchfield County.
Contemporary Outdoor Living Space With Raised Fireplace
The covered porch area combines function with a a beautifully linear, modern layout. Oversized armchairs with clean lines and deep seats surround the low coffee table for a comfortable outdoor seating area. A raised fireplace provides warmth to the entire space.