The court is no longer an afterthought. More and more architects are taking the time to design the outdoor living space as much as the interior. Whether it’s a barbecue in the garden, a sunny poolside oasis or even a children’s paradise, expect to see more outdoor amenities in 2019 Architects considering how families live and use their home, indoors. Design a smart outdoor space and increase the size of your home without increasing square footage. In addition, planning outdoor spaces as part of design and construction means more efficient budgeting.