A Compact Prefab Vacation Home A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality. The topography proved challenging so the designers elevated the house on piers. Photo by Simon Devitt.
Covered Patios-Roofline Details The execution of a covered patio’s roof can do much to enhance its level of intimacy. Here, regular placement of beams - their ends gently carved - offer a soothing visual ceiling to the rustic-leaning spot.
Work with professionals to create a landscaping layout that works for your family's needs. This patio, designed by Hively Landscapes, was designed with room for a fire pit, lounge area, hot tub and grill station—perfect for outdoor entertaining.