Perfect use of a small space, dark wood decking stands out against the white rendered walls with benches either side, this would look amazing in a back yard or small garden
So simple, so effective. That bamboo is going to shed like crazy though when it gets bigger, so let's find a different species. Otherwise perfect.
something like this for the courtyard area with dark green landscaping. darker wood, concrete, and stucco
Possible retaining wall treatment in seating areas
Contemporary garden seating made out of gabions.