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Small Terrace Ideas and Designs

Contemporary back garden, Wimbledon, 4
Contemporary back garden, Wimbledon, 4
Kate Eyre Garden Design
Photo of a small contemporary back terrace in London with a fire feature.
Hampstead modernist house
Hampstead modernist house
Samantha Watkins McRae
Small contemporary courtyard first floor glass railing terrace in London with a living wall and no cover.
Sophisticated Mid-City Residence
Sophisticated Mid-City Residence
Urban Oasis Landscape Design
A Trex deck was on the top of their list for the backyard with a decorative screen on the sides of the pergola for privacy. Asymmetrical steps up to the deck add a little playfulness to the deck which despite its generous size, doesn’t overwhelm the small yard. A constrained color palette of black, white and gray in the hardscape give the landscape a crisp and sophisticated appearance but the colorful drought-tolerant plant palette softens the look
Sommertrend Gartenküche
Sommertrend Gartenküche
wildigarten, Garten- und Landschaftsbau
wildigarten
This is an example of a small contemporary back terrace in Other with an outdoor kitchen and no cover.
South West
South West
Compagnie D
Catherine Matthys
This is an example of a small romantic courtyard terrace in Perth.
The Courtyard
The Courtyard
OneAbode Landscape Design
Small contemporary back terrace in San Francisco with fencing.
Chicago Roof Decks & Garden - Project Examples
Chicago Roof Decks & Garden - Project Examples
Chicago Roof Deck & Garden
Photo of a small contemporary roof terrace in Chicago with a fire feature and a pergola.
Irvington Deck + Patio
Irvington Deck + Patio
Howells Architecture + Design
We converted an underused back yard into a modern outdoor living space. A cedar soaking tub exists for year-round use, and a fire pit, outdoor shower, and dining area with fountain complete the functions. A bright tiled planter anchors an otherwise neutral space. The decking is ipe hardwood, the fence is stained cedar, and cast concrete with gravel adds texture at the fire pit. Photos copyright Laurie Black Photography.
Cottage by the Lake - Charlotte, VT - Adirondack Seating on Back Deck
Cottage by the Lake - Charlotte, VT - Adirondack Seating on Back Deck
Distinctive Landscaping
Susan Teare
Photo of a small rustic back terrace in Burlington with no cover.
Townhome Remodel - Aspen Leaf
Townhome Remodel - Aspen Leaf
Steamboat Interiors, Corp.
Even the coldest days, you can sit here and enjoy the outdoors.
This is an example of a small rustic side terrace in Denver with a fire feature and a roof extension.
Completed Projects
Completed Projects
Oronoque Home Improvement LLC
This is an example of a small traditional back terrace in New York with no cover.
Modernity on University (sneak peek)
Modernity on University (sneak peek)
Masa Studio Architects
Inspiration for a small modern back terrace in Houston with a water feature.
Trellis & Firepit Area - Northeast View
Trellis & Firepit Area - Northeast View
Kurt Krueger Architects
Unlimited Style Photography
Photo of a small contemporary back terrace in Los Angeles with a fire feature and a pergola.
Entry Stairway on a Slope
Entry Stairway on a Slope
Freeman Construction Ltd
Freeman Construction Ltd
Inspiration for a small rustic back terrace in Denver with a potted garden and no cover.
Fabric Awnings
Fabric Awnings
LA Custom Awnings and Shutters
This is an example of a small traditional side terrace in New Orleans with an awning.
Cedar decks by Hickory Dickory Decks.
Cedar decks by Hickory Dickory Decks.
Hickory Dickory Decks
Tom Jacques and Drew Cunningham
Design ideas for a small modern back terrace in Toronto with a roof extension.
Horizontal Deck Railing In Bloomfield Hills
Horizontal Deck Railing In Bloomfield Hills
Great Lakes Metal Fabrication
The home’s modest proportions call for appropriate deck treatment. But discreet pops of color hint at an exciting interior. In the same way, the horizontal metal rail fades at distances but up close makes a statement.

To read more about this project, click here or start at the Great Lakes Metal Fabrication metal railing page.
Before & After
Before & After
Candella's Superior Painting, LLC
Design ideas for a small traditional back terrace with no cover.
Additional Projects
Additional Projects
Affordable Views By RJB Construction INC.
Inspiration for a small classic back terrace in Denver with no cover.

Small Terrace Ideas and Designs

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