An outdoor fire feature serves as a visual and social anchor, providing ample design opportunity. Flexible outdoor designed spaces should still reflect a similar character as the main house, whether it’s the use of similar materials or finishes.
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Flexible outdoor space design trends
Wood columns and railing help reinforce a traditional porch, while metal and cable railing are perfect for a contemporary design.
Flexible outdoor spaces can be made by simply arranging patio furniture and canopies.
Flexibility can be added to any floor plan with articulating doors that stretch the inside to the outdoors.
Tips for designing flexible outdoor spaces
Have these spaces on an axis with view from within the house.
With uncovered spaces, consider weather, wind, smoke and daylight.
Natural burning fire outdoors can
be tricky. Create the proper draw with pre-fab fireplace with gas.