Birchgrove - Tiny CourtyardContemporary Patio, Sydney
Photos by Katrine Mardini
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7. Invest in Built-In Planters In a tight city lot — where there’s no room for berms, sunken patios or winding pathways — built-in planters may be your best bet for instant level changing.When design-build firm Outhouse Design came on to reimagine this backyard in Sydney, the space — measuring 11½ feet wide by 20 feet long with 10-foot-tall walls — felt like a concrete box.
Likewise, perhaps you’re used to a spacious back deck with room for lounging and dining. A compact backyard can still meet your needs for a restful outdoor escape and a place to entertain family and friends; you just have to be a bit clever about it. The owners have made the most of this rear courtyard with built-in seating and a barbecue.