These built-in seating options are a great alternative to expensive patio furniture. These benches are a great way to create seating and define outdoor spaces.
This bench has plenty of built-in seating to accommodate outdoor entertaining. It’s built around a fir tree to give the structure a clean, angular feel. The linear slats also help disperse the rain.
This deck is complemented by a curved railing and a cantilevered bench, adding luxury to the rectangular backyard.
A lush Garden crowns the courtyard. Two benches are built into the walls. On hot summer days, a fan mounted on a cantilevered support cools down the seating area.
This deck features a seating area with a curved trellis. The bench is built into the deck and follows the curves of the framework. It creates a relaxing space.
A built-in bench made from scrap cedar is a custom element that adds to the deck’s unique character.
This deck features a flagstone-paved concrete foundation for a classic Arts and Crafts look. The deck features two railings made of mahogany that serve as seating and barriers.
This rail-free deck features built-in low benches that serve as both seating and a barrier to the edge.
A built-in corner seat is heated from above with a propane heater. It offers cushioned comfort and storage under the cabinet. The lattice screen is spaced widely to provide privacy while still maintaining a feeling of openness.
The built-in benches surrounding a fire pit are ideal for relaxing day or night.
This stone wall spirals to create a minor water feature with a diameter of 18 inches.
The concrete and bricks used to build this attractive patio are low-maintenance and resistant to wind, water, and temperature changes. Concrete’s washed-aggregate finish doesn’t require sealing.
An arcing bench dominates this deck. Side tables and built-in planters flank the deck. The bar is made of green cedar 1×2 planks, and the farmers are from tongue-and-groove cedar.