Sunken courtyard  Ben Adams Architects

This guide by interior designers Callender Howorth sets out what homeowners need to do to get their planning permission for basement construction in London.

A courtyard garden divides the two sides of this concrete house in Vienna, which has been squeezed onto a plot just five metres wide.

Caramel's long narrow CJ5 House in Vienna encloses a sunken courtyard

John Pawson House London - Very Zen and minimalist - depends on your aesthetic and architecture.

KSK: "Luxury as a Way of Life" //☽ ☼☾//John Pawson House London - I would like some plant life in with the zen garden but the light well effect is excellent

Brackenbury House by Neil Dusheiko Architects

London House by Neil Dusheiko has a curved brick extension

This refurbished and extended London house by local studio Neil Dusheiko Architects includes a curving brick wall and a pop-up screening room for the owner

Casa Ri - Designed by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects - Brissago Switzerland

Casa Ri - Designed by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects - Brissago Switzerland view from swimming pool lounge onto deck space

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Image 5 of 37 from gallery of Adzuki House / Horibe Naoko Architect Office. Photograph by Eiji Tomita

Basement conversion for five bedroom terraced new house in South End, London W8 by Builders GB

An excavation for direct access from an exterior stair becomes a light well when walls are floor to ceiling glass. 🏠 By Builders GB, UK Basement Conversion London

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House in Japan Makes Room for Plants

Above: This courtyard of schefflera plants and light in the bath from Suppose Design Office in Japan is second only to an outdoor bathtub.

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My dream house would have a small outdoor garden in the center of the house. -Moss garden inside a small patio. The Eagle Ridge Residence by Gary Gladwish Architecture.

27 Calm Japanese-Inspired Courtyard Ideas | DigsDigs

<Meditation Space>I am going to build an enclosed deck out back, and I am so going to open several (shaded) skylights since I am in the desert, and I hope to plant a tree inside, with rows of garden boxes and a water feature with a BBQ.

OM House by Studio Guilherme Torres | HomeDSGN, a daily source for inspiration and fresh ideas on interior design and home decoration.

OM House by Studio Guilherme Torres

58 Most sensational interior courtyard garden ideas

58 Most sensational interior courtyard garden ideas

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Nice alternative to metal window wells, soft, bright.  Would look better to take window to floor and make well a little bigger

GIF The Heliobus mirror shaft turns your dark basement into a living or working space. The principle is both simple and ingenious. A module lin.

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PATIO - house Blanco Architecten 8 Adapted To The Needs of An Elderly Couple: Family House in Oud Heverlee