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Outdoor lighting adds ambience in evenings while creating interesting shadows and highlights. So when you visualize a backyard patio, terraced hillside, entry courtyard, or rooftop patio, try thinking of it as an outdoor room with the potential for just as much character and personality as any room in your house. Also imagine yourself in this room—what you see, how you feel, and what you are doing. It’s all part of the planning process. 32 Designing Patios and Terraces This patio is a series of small spaces that seat two to four people— some covered and some open to the broad, southwest sky.
You can do this, too, noting the property boundaries and setbacks; any structures that will remain, such as the house, a potting shed, or fences; and important landscape features such as trees. Use tissue paper overlays or make photocopies of your site plan so that you don’t have to redraw the plan, and then identify functional spaces and their relationships to each other by drawing a series of loose circles on your site plan. A grilling area might relate both to the indoor kitchen and the outdoor dining area.
Designing Patios and Terraces 47 Brick Paving bricks are formed through a high-firing process that makes them resistant to water absorption, de-icing salts, and breakage; this means they are suitable for cold climates. Most are sold as rectangles in whole and half-brick thicknesses. They come in two standard sizes: Bonded brick pavers are 4 in. by 8 in. for use in dry-laid applications. Modular brick pavers are slightly smaller for use in mortared applications. Many bonded pavers have either chamfered edges or spacer nibs to help prevent edges from chipping.