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55 Contemporary Landscaping Ideas (Photos)

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See spectacular photos of all kinds of contemporary landscaping designs from a showcase of fabulous homes. We feature dozens of front and backyard landscaping ideas to give you a better picture of what works best with contemporary residential architecture.

Welcome to our collection of contemporary landscaping ideas.  Check out various landscaping designs found in spectacular contemporary houses below.

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This is the front of the house with a wide asphalt driveway augmented by the various colorful shrubs and grass lawns along with tall pine trees.
Source: Architectural Designs

This is the front of the house with a wide asphalt driveway augmented by the various colorful shrubs and grass lawns along with tall pine trees.

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This is the rear view of the house with a lovely and colorful garden of shrubs and herbs that bring color to the concrete walkways and steps.
Source: Architectural Designs

This is the rear view of the house with a lovely and colorful garden of shrubs and herbs that bring color to the concrete walkways and steps.

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The front of the house has a garden lawn with a sitting area beside the elevated concrete driveway leading to the garage doors and the main entry of the house.
Source: Architectural Designs

The front of the house has a garden lawn with a sitting area beside the elevated concrete driveway leading to the garage doors and the main entrance of the house.

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This is the view from the front of the house showcasing the wrought iron main gate that matches with the wrought iron fencing supported by stone pillars that bear outdoor lamps. The earthy tones of the house is complemented by the lush green lawn and tall trees in the background.
Source: The House Designers

This is the view from the front of the house showcasing the wrought-iron main gate that matches the wrought-iron fencing supported by stone pillars that bear outdoor lamps. The earthy tones of the house are complemented by the lush green lawn and tall trees in the background.

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A brick curvy walkway leading to the garage divides the front yard garden that contains varieties of plants and big rocks.
Designed by Metropole Architects

A brick curvy walkway leading to the garage divides the front yard garden that contains varieties of plants and big rocks.

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An abundant garden with tall trees flourishes in this two-story modern house and it adds privacy as well together with its bricked walls.
Designed by Metropole Architects

An abundant garden with tall trees flourishes in this two-story modern house and it adds privacy as well together with its bricked walls.

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A bermuda grass carpets this big front yard with adequate plants and big rocks. Big potted plants and a beautiful tree with its own stony bed complement this contemporary house.
Designed by Metropole Architects

A bermudagrass carpets this big front yard with adequate plants and big rocks. Big potted plants and a beautiful tree with its own stony bed complement this contemporary house.

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Series of plants in this side of the house creates a unified clean finished look.
Designed by Metropole Architects

Series of plants on this side of the house creates a unified clean finished look.

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A tranquil swimming pool surrounded by a wooden deck and features fern plants and trees.
Designed by Metropole Architects

A tranquil swimming pool surrounded by a wooden deck and features fern plants and trees.

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Minimalist style showcasing a rectangular pool with an all-white outdoor kitchen surrounded by tall and big trees which double as walls and shades.
Created by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Minimalist style showcasing a rectangular pool with an all-white outdoor kitchen surrounded by tall and big trees which double as walls and shades.

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Barn house with breathtaking views and a walkway made of Grisaille Limestone leading to the center of the open house.
Created by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Barn house with breathtaking views and a walkway made of Grisaille Limestone leading to the center of the open house.

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This backyard features a lot of greeneries. It is covered with tall trees separated by a horizontal wood fence panel. Beside it is a dark wood patio with plants and a pool on the other side.
Designed by Base Architecture

This backyard features a lot of greeneries. It is covered with tall trees separated by a horizontal wood fence panel. Beside it is a dark wood patio with plants and a pool on the other side.

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Minimal landscaping with pine trees and succulents for a low maintenance yard.

Minimal landscaping with pine trees and succulents for a low maintenance yard.

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A square stepping stone laid on gravel with an interesting stone sculpture as the ceA square stepping stone laid on gravel with an interesting stone sculpture as the center of attraction on this no grass front yard.nter of attraction on this no grass front yard.

A square stepping stone laid on gravel with an interesting stone sculpture as the center of attraction on this no grass front yard.

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Secluded pool with mosaic tiles, brick walls, wood accents that enhances its beauty and bamboo plants that serve as its fence.
By COS Design

Secluded pool with mosaic tiles, brick walls, wood accents that enhances its beauty and bamboo plants that serve as its fence.

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Wooden deck with a huge beautiful tree provides a statement that really catches the eye. Beside it is a wooden stairs with glass railing that leads to the pool.
By COS Design

Wooden deck with a huge beautiful tree provides a statement that really catches the eye. Beside it is a wooden stair with glass railing that leads to the pool.

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A stunning blue pool on a stone deck stands out together with its lush green lawn. It perfectly complements this captivating modern house.
Design by LSA Architects

A stunning blue pool on a stone deck stands out together with its lush green lawn. It perfectly complements this captivating modern house.

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A lovely glasshouse with a stone patio and greeneries on its background. You'll feel really close to nature with its cool ambience.
Design by Pohl Rosa Pohl

A lovely glasshouse with a stone patio and greeneries on its background. You’ll feel really close to nature with its cool ambiance.

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Luxurious glasshouse with an enticing pool and a fire pit against it. It has a small lawn with tropical greenery.
Design by Mcleod Bovell

An attractive contemporary house with its green front yard, surrounded by ferns, plants, and trees and covered by a wooden fence panel.

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A closer look of the wood pool panel and a rectangular fire pit seated on a white concrete horizontal bars with a concrete L-shaped bench surrounded by ornamental grasses. 
Design by Mcleod Bovell

A closer look of the wood pool panel and a rectangular fire pit seated on a white concrete horizontal bars with a concrete L-shaped bench surrounded by ornamental grasses.

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A stylish, unique house with a pool separated by glass railings in the middle of tropical trees and plants peeking through the wall fence.
Design by Shaun Lockyear Architects

A stylish, unique house with a pool separated by glass railings in the middle of tropical trees and plants peeking through the wall fence.

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Modern, beautiful house with a lush green lawn surrounded by tropical trees along the concrete pavement.
Design by KZ Architecture

Modern, beautiful house with a lush green lawn surrounded by tropical trees along the concrete pavement.

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Concrete walkway with manicured shrubs and bushes adding warmth and coziness to this lovely modern house.
Design by KZ Architecture

Concrete walkway with manicured shrubs and bushes adding warmth and coziness to this lovely modern house.

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Concrete covered walkway and steps lined with beautiful plants and a green lawn across it.
Design by KZ Architecture

Concrete covered walkway and steps lined with beautiful plants and a green lawn across it.

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Minimalist wooden house with an expansive lawn, stone pathway and a gorgeous infinity pool.
Design by Bates Masi Architects

Minimalist wooden house with an expansive lawn, stone pathway, and a gorgeous infinity pool.

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Boardwalk platform leading to the glasshouse on a good looking stripe lawn surrounded by towering trees.
Design by Bates Masi Architects

Boardwalk platform leading to the glasshouse on a good looking stripe lawn surrounded by towering trees.

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Luscious green lawn, gravel bed and a unique irregular pathway that leads to this magnificent contemporary house.
Design by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

Luscious green lawn, gravel bed, and a unique irregular pathway that leads to this magnificent contemporary house.

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Scenic view of the riverside house with tall trees surrounding it and big rocks which completed the perfect view of the house.
Design by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

Scenic view of the riverside house with tall trees surrounding it and big rocks that completed the perfect view of the house.

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A stone pathway leading to the entrance of the house lined with tall grasses and weeds adding rustic vibes and feels.
Design by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

A stone pathway leading to the entrance of the house lined with tall grasses and weeds adding rustic vibes and feels.

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A mesmerizing pool with wooden deck hedged with gorgeous, tall bamboo grass. Beautiful potted plants can also be seen lined on the other side of the glazed house.
By COS Design

A mesmerizing pool with wooden deck hedged with gorgeous, tall bamboo grass. Beautiful potted plants can also be seen lined on the other side of the glazed house.

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Modern, sophisticated house with a pool next to it covered with trimmed shrubs. A huge, beautiful tree on the center and palm trees on the front side added warmth and coziness on this relaxing place.
Designed by DADA Partners

Modern, sophisticated house with a pool next to it covered with trimmed shrubs. A huge, beautiful tree on the center and palm trees on the front side added warmth and coziness in this relaxing place.

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Petite backyard features modern horizontal wooden fence panels with floating shelves for plants and an L-shaped grass lawn.  
Design by Baran Studio

Petite backyard features modern horizontal wooden fence panels with floating shelves for plants and an L-shaped grass lawn.

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Horizontal house with wood accents and built-in bench on the side. The backyard features huge square stepping stones right next to a water feature across the glass doors.
Design by Baran Studio

Horizontal house with wood accents and the built-in bench on the side. The backyard features huge square stepping stones right next to a water feature across the glass doors.

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A stylish, modern house filled with towering trees and green plants. It has a concrete walkway leading to the entrance of the glazed house.
Design by Jesse Bennett

A stylish, modern house filled with towering trees and green plants. It has a concrete walkway leading to the entrance of the glazed house.

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You can see an abundance of trees and plants on this side of the house. This is what you called living a life closer to nature.
Design by Jesse Bennett

You can see an abundance of trees and plants on this side of the house. This is what you called living a life closer to nature.

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Concrete stepping stones with plants in between them and a beautiful tree on the side of the wooden wall add a modern unique look on the house.
By COS Design

Concrete stepping stones with plants in between them and a beautiful tree on the side of the wooden wall add a modern unique look on the house.

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Minimalist pool with black mosaic tiles accent features wooden walls with a concrete planter box on a wooden and trimmed shrub wall.
By COS Design

Minimalist pool with black mosaic tiles accent features wooden walls with a concrete planter box on a wooden and trimmed shrub wall.

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An interesting rooftop with a garden full of fruit trees and a spectacular view of the mountain that surrounds it.
Design by IROJE KHM Architects

An interesting rooftop with a garden full of fruit trees and a spectacular view of the mountain that surrounds the unique house.

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A slope with metal stairs and a zigzag-shaped lighting encasement on its side creating a sleek, modern geometric design.
Design by IROJE KHM Architects

A slope with metal stairs and a zigzag-shaped lighting encasement on its side creating a sleek, modern geometric design.

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A bocce ball court surrounded by a gravel courtyard with concrete stairs leading to the glazed house. Large, beautiful trees covering the house on a slope hill add privacy to the yard.
Design by Swatt Miers Architects

A bocce ball court surrounded by a gravel courtyard with concrete stairs leading to the glazed house. Large, beautiful trees covering the house on a sloping hill add privacy to the yard.

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Stylish, modern house on a green grassy lawn with beautiful, huge trees providing privacy and lovely landscaping at the same time.
Design by Swatt Miers Architects

Stylish, modern house on a green grassy lawn with beautiful, huge trees providing privacy and lovely landscaping at the same time.

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A backyard featuring parallel stone pathways over a green luscious lawn, concrete bench, series of plants and concrete plant box on the side of the perimeter wall.
By COS Design

A backyard featuring parallel stone pathways over a green luscious lawn, concrete bench, series of plants, and concrete plant box on the side of the perimeter wall.

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Wooden wall and deck with three rectangular stepping stones over gravel leading to a white water wall that adds elegance to this yard. Bamboo grass and a plant on a concrete planter box highlight the lovely water wall.
By COS Design

Wooden wall and deck with three rectangular stepping stones over gravel leading to a white water wall that adds elegance to this yard. Bamboo grass and a plant on a concrete planter box highlight the lovely water wall.

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A captivating modern house with wood and brick walls featuring a marvelous large-rock retaining wall and a grass lawn. Trees on the background added a tranquility vibe on this place.
Design by MU Architecture

A captivating modern house with wood and brick walls featuring a marvelous large-rock retaining wall and a grass lawn. Trees on the background added a tranquility vibe to this place.

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Attractive contemporary house covered with greeneries, featuring flagstone walkway and a huge rock with small stone accent wall.
Design by MU Architecture

Attractive contemporary house covered with greeneries, featuring a flagstone walkway and a huge rock with a small stone accent wall.

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Closer look of the house with small pine trees and plants atop the rock wall creating a continuity look of this contemporary place.
Design by MU Architecture

Closer look of the house with small pine trees and plants atop the rock wall creating a continuity look of this contemporary place.

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A magnificent wooden house on a rock ground covered with a green roof that perfectly blends on its surroundings. It has glass sliding doors that open up on the courtyard with rock beddings and a tall tree with plants on the other side.
Design by Paul Bernier Architecte

A magnificent wooden house on a rock ground covered with a green roof that perfectly blends on its surroundings. It has glass sliding doors that open up on the courtyard with rock beddings and a tall tree with plants on the other side.

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A top view of the greenhouse showing a closer look on the roof with a box of plants which also serves as a light well for the house.
Design by Paul Bernier Architecte

A top view of the greenhouse showing a closer look on the roof with a box of plants which also serves as a light well for the house.

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Classic contemporary house in blackened timber and weathering steel with towering trees behind and a beautiful sloped terrain covered with rock border.
Design by Paul Bernier Architecte

Classic contemporary house in blackened timber and weathering steel with towering trees behind and a beautiful sloped terrain covered with rock border.

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A modern, minimalist house on a rock with a double ground level one of which is covered by rocks. The uniqueness and sleekness of this house are undeniable.
Design by ESPACE VITAL

A modern, minimalist house on a rock with a double ground level one of which is covered by rocks. The uniqueness and sleekness of this house are undeniable.

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