Protection is the main feature that walls and fences must provide. However, in addition to providing security they become part of what gives your home identity and beauty.
With this in mind, today’s topic will be stylish fences and walls, as we’ve put together a list of inspirational ideas for fencing your home. Whether for an artistic, natural or subtle look, you’ll find an option that fits your home perfectly. Let’s get started…
Simple, low cost, and with a lovely natural quality, this option is the perfect choice for homes of all sizes. However, it’s worth remembering that the wood should be treated to protect it from the weather and termites.
This option brings style, harmony and elegance to the garden; especially when combined with a matching awning as in the example above.
A simple log fence is the perfect option for rustic homes. The handmade aspect provides a gentler, more relaxed feel while still protecting the home.
A simple, small fence around the pool can provide piece of mind in homes with children and animals.
Textured walls provide unique character and elegance inside, and outside the yard.
This white wooden fence imbues the terrace with simplicity and elegance while creating an upbeat ambiance, and protecting privacy.
Stone walls can reinforce the presence of natural elements in the home; great for modern and rustic designs.
In addition to protecting privacy, wooden fences are excellent for cultivating a vertical garden in the yard.
Here the concrete base provides the practical elements of the wall’s design, while the wooden fence decorates the space.
A Zen garden is perfect for relaxing and meditating. In this example, the stone wall was the perfect way to enclose the space.
This colourful, creatively decorated backyard benefits hugely from the stonewall behind it that blends beautifully with the wooden decking and the small garden space.
In addition to walls and fences, there are great options for creative gates too, like the beautifully carved wooden gate above.
Simple wooden fences don’t have to be quite so simple, like the more ornate option above.
This formidable wall will protect your home from unwanted guests, but thanks to the steel bars it won’t keep out the sun.
Bamboo is sturdy, lightweight and perfect for the aesthetics of an Asian-style garden.
PVC is a lightweight and sturdy material. Although the cost can be higher, it allows for a wide range of designs to protect the yard.
In yet another beautiful design using PVC, the geometric composition brings a light, creative and elegant visual element.
If the fence is more aesthetic than functional, then small wooden fences are a good option.
For a slightly more rustic look combine a white wooden fence with brick.
Here the safety of concrete has been combined with the elegance of wood; a great option to bring sophistication and security to the yard.
In this creative project, the curve design of the stone blocks makes for a more interesting and elegant garden.
Number twenty-two on our list is for those who want to use more than one element to construct the enclosure. This option features bamboo, shrubs and steel plates that together form the fence.
If you want to save money without sacrificing creativity, then painting a concrete wall with vibrant colours may be the option for you.
In this especially eye-catching design the architects have opted for a large red brick wall as well as a section of wall made from varnished wood with dark, reddish tones. As you can see, they complement each other very well and the result is beautiful.
Finally, we have a beautiful fence with a concrete base and steel plates over the top. This unusual option makes for a very modern aesthetic.
Take a look at these facades for more impressive, privacy protecting design.
Translated from an article by Eduardo Prado.