Integrate with a Patio or Deck. A pergola can stand on its own, but it can also work well with another outdoor structure such as a patio or deck. Its placement can help delineate traffic or use zones, such as a seating area
Rustic Structure Although live-branch structures are often small and simple, there's no reason more ambitious projects cannot incorporate this type of material, as long as the joinery is sound. This pergola features log-and-branch sections large enough to function as structural timbers.