Outdoor Gathering Spaces
Small gathering spaces are poised to overtake larger backyards as the most sought-after way to spend time outside
Marketable outdoor spaces.
That can mean a deck with a great dining setup, or a lakeside patio.
Bring the outdoors in.
How the inside interacts with the outside matters, too, Windows and doors are the eyes looking out of the house.
allow people in cold-weather areas to enjoy the outdoors for a little longer in the spring and fall.
Create a private world.
Privacy concerns are leading some homeowners to find creative ways to keep their outdoor areas out of the public eye.