Use Your House Look at the lines of your home -- it might give you the perfect spot to place a deck (and make mowing or other yard-maintenance chores easier to boot). This deck-and-pergola combination, for example, is a perfect solution for an odd space.
A Compact Prefab Vacation Home A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality. The topography proved challenging so the designers elevated the house on piers. Photo by Simon Devitt.