This pergola is set on a concrete patio. It’s smooth and neutral, giving us a great foundation that’s both practical and sleek. Plus, it’s perfect for holding various outdoor gatherings without worrying about tripping over uneven ground.
Look at those columns – they’re sturdy and painted white, which pops nicely against all that greenery. These could be built with wood, wrapped in PVC for low maintenance, or even aluminum if you’re into that modern twist. They rise up to support the main feature, the roof.
Now, that roof is what we call an open lattice. It’s not going to keep out a downpour, but it’s fantastic for letting through just enough sunshine while giving you a bit of shade. The beams are thick and evenly spaced, creating a strong grid that’s both functional and pretty neat to look at.
And notice the stonework at the base of each column? That’s a smart choice both for looks and durability. Stone has that classic, sturdy feel, and it ties the structure to the earth with a bit of rustic charm. Whether real or manufactured stone, it adds a layer of sophistication.
The surrounding greenery is like the cherry on top. It softens the edges of the concrete and brings life around the pergola. You can tell someone thought about which plants to put in. They have a mix of shapes and textures that keep your eyes dancing around, and it feels like they’re hugging the space.
Finally, let’s not forget the furniture. It matches the pergola’s welcoming vibe with comfy chairs and cushions, inviting you to kick back and enjoy a lemonade.
So, building a pergola like this one? It’s about blending sturdy structure with open space, mixing materials for durability and style, and then surrounding it with some of nature’s magic. It’s a place you want to hang out in, rain or shine. Well, mainly shine with this kind of roof. How cozy does that sound?