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Residential and public courtyards on Dezeen magazine, including a terracotta apartment block with a planted courtyard at its centre
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Living Room Upstairs
Full-height windows let light into the home.
Light And Space
The main bedroom overlooks the courtyard.
A smaller courtyard functions as a lightwell.
New York Architecture
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Mississippi Museum Of Art
David Chipperfield Architects
A courtyard sits at the building's centre.
Sliding doors open out to the courtyard.
Interior And Exterior
Cast concrete divides and zones different areas.
Journal Du Design
A staircase leads to the upper level.
Steps were constructed using concrete and have a stone look.
The studio renovated and expanded the interior.
Cruïlles 2 is a Spanish villa in Cruïlles that was designed by Majoral Tissino Architects.
Barcelona-based Majoral Tissino Architects has modernised a house in the historic Spanish village of Cruïlles, adding living spaces to the vaulted ground floor and creating a studio that opens onto a secluded terrace.
Mexican architecture firms Espacio 18 and Cueto added an internal courtyard and a rooftop patio to this Mexican townhouse to make the most of a small site.
Designs that perfectly blend the indoors and the outdoors are seen in many Vietnamese houses, and Wall House in Bien Hoa is an especially striking example.
Houses In Germany
Gosize's design for F Residence in Hyōgo, Japan, features large openings centred around a courtyard with a minimalist pond and rough stone that extends into the living space.
Basement Floor Plans
Industrial Style Lighting
This townhouse in Tel Aviv's oldest neighbourhood (above and top image) was given a refresh by architect Meirav Galan, who added a glass-clad secret courtyard.
A small internal courtyard holds an Acer, or Japanese maple tree, planted amongst ground-covering greenery and practical stepping stones that let the owners cut through to different parts of Carlton House in Melbourne.
Salt Lake City
The wooden Host House in Utah is clad in cedar planks and surrounded by trees.
Mexican architect Daniela Bucio Sistos's design for Casa UC in Morelia features pigmented concrete and brick, as well as a central inner courtyard that has its own disc-shaped canopy.
This home in the Willamette Valley wine country in Oregon was designed around a glazed garden filled with native deciduous trees.
Interior courtyards filled with indoor trees and greenery create a tranquil, peaceful atmosphere.
Some of the lighting is made of fluorescent tubes and cases that have been rewired with LEDs.
All of the finishes came about through necessity rather than decoration.
Zaha Hadid Architects
An internal courtyard was made by removing a roof but keeping existing walls.