Patios & Terraces

A patio is an outdoor space for dining or recreation that adjoins a residence and is often paved.  It is a roofless inner courtyard.

A terrace is a porch or walkway bordered by colonnades.  It is a relatively level paved or planted area adjoining a building.  It is a patio, balcony or other outdoor living area, a paved sitting area next to a building.