Houzz is the new way to design your home.
natural woven material atop the pergola provides shade and an unexpected rustic touch to the clean
glass wall that slides open to a grassy area beyond
Half of this large glass wall slides open to connect the large living-dining area to the patio outside
sliding wall adjacent to a pool, also separated by the slimmest of a walkway. As shown here the opening is large, since two panels are slid open.
corner opening. In this case the whole family room opens to the pool and deck outside.
sliding walls into upper-level spaces, connecting living spaces and balconies. One whole wall of this living room opens to a generous balcony
If your yard allows, supersize your pool space. It will feel like you have the ocean right outside your windows.
You don’t need to live in Bermuda to have access to your pool year round — if you cover it with a glass ceiling, that is. Pepper the deck space with plants and pool furniture to bring the outside in. You'll greatly appreciate this when you're sitting pool-side with a piña colada in December
(NADER POOL ) Hotel retreats are all about the view. if you're considering a pool, survey your backyard and decide which area overlooks the best scenery
Unusual things are always to be found in faraway places, so why not add an unusual element to your pool? Every evening can be spent cozying up to your tree island and enjoying an incredible sunset.
with the fountains it's elevated to a whole new level.
wall of glass
the character of steps and retaining walls can be detailed similarly to the house
use stairs to connect different levels, but a more gradual means of moving vertically can also be used, as in this terraced yard. Note the pavers set within the grass terrace, which sidestep halfway up to align with the double doors to the house
In this example we start to see how pools integrated into backyards often require downward movement to water, as well as movement around it. A wide flight of steps descend to a small pool, while more steps continue to the side, bringing people to the rest of the backyard
A long lap pool welcomes the owners at the front entrance