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patio

1. an open inner courtyard, esp one in a Spanish or Spanish-American house
2. an area adjoining a house, esp one that is paved and used for outdoor activities

Patio

An outdoor area, often paved and shaded, adjoining or enclosed by the walls or arcades of a house.

Patio

 

an inner court open to the sky and often surrounded by a gallery. The patio as a type of architecture goes back to the classical peristyle and is widespread in the Mediterranean countries, especially Spain, and in Latin America.

patio

1. An outdoor area or courtyard, open to the sky but enclosed, or partially enclosed, by the walls of a building. Although the term originally described such an area in a Spanish house, it is now widely used for any outdoor recreational space that is adjacent to a house; also See placita
2. A large quadrangle of an early Spanish-American mission, usually surrounded on all four sides by a series of abutting structures for protection.
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Now, lets come to the problems, typically faced by patios.
While most of us want a sunny deck or patio, some people prefer one with shade, which might mean putting it at the opposite end of the garden to the house.
For a long time the clients from the northern region and more specifically the northern suburb have not been able to benefit from the services of Pro Patios Brisbane due to the accessibility constrains.
Once they're in, your patio becomes a 24-hour space to enjoy.
Peterson said some manufacturers sell kits for shaped patios, and the stones are all numbered according to their place in the layout.
Romantic continental-style patios with bunches of grapes dangling from some kind of overhead structure or pergola are meant for more predictable climates.
You then need to decide on the base for your patio - the type of soil in your garden will largely determine the type and depth of the base, as the softer the soil, the firmer the base should be.
The company offers 162 items under the patio furniture classification.
A midlevel patio provides space for dining and grilling; while the lowest patio, at ground level, features a fireplace with built-in storage for firewood.
Esta obra es la antitesis de la casa con tres patios, que cabe entender como la expresion del patio en su forma esencial.
New patio styles such as deepseating chairs are becoming so attractive that consumers increasingly view them as suitable for everyday indoor use.
Passing through the doors, you find yourself standing above the corner of a sunken and diagonally oriented square patio as the two walls, now seen as extending upwards from the patio's two closest sides, form a gigantic gesture of open-handed offering.