How do you transform a basic and bland concrete courtyard from the 60’s into an outdoor entertainer’s masterpiece? With a few clever design tricks to create the illusion of a much larger space. Break up your area into zones with changes of levels, different materials and by bringing the planting into the centre of the area, you can create the illusion of a much larger yard. No space is wasted either. A poorly used passageway can be easily transformed into an outdoor bar area complete with its own fridge.
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Define your dining and relaxing zones with offset steps between the two.
Bench seats in the paved area help to create a relaxation zone.
It’s standing room only at this bar, which makes the most of narrow and difficult areas.