I love modern patios. The clean, straight lines and modular forms contrasted with the organic flow of mother nature makes for a really nice pairing. The look is striking, and while I don't have a yard to call my own, these drool-worthy modern outdoor spaces are enough to keep me satisfied for now.
Before & After: A Side Yard Goes from Barren to Bountiful | If you live in a typical suburban house, chances are good you have a side yard — a barren little strip of land between the side of the house and the fence covered in grass or rocks and probably not much else. But one California homeowner, instead of seeing an awkward, useless space, only saw potential.