The Amoeba, a backyard dining pavilion in Sonoma, California, features cut-outs in its concrete slab floor that allow for an indoor forest of taro, fig, and bamboo.
In Marin County, California, landscape designer Loretta Gargan made the most of her weekend getaway's diminunitive back yard by dividing it into separate spaces serving different functions.
At just 16 feet wide, the lot of this Toronto home still has space for a grill and dining area with seating for six. Its Gloster table is set with Marimekko textiles.
A prefab pool house in Massachusetts gets affordable furnishing in the form of Ikea dining chairs and a vintage table (a $200 flea market find).
Along with a Case Study Museum Bench from Modernica, beanbag chairs, an outdoor sofa, and chairs from West Elm create multiple seating arrangements at this classic California Eichler home.