I really enjoy this space. It's open and enclosed at the same time. It could be indoor or outdoor, depending on the location and number of windows. It could be front, back, side yard and still work well.
Lounge that sits with windows to a courtyard and skylight above.
20 Beautiful Indoor Courtyard Gardens | Home Design And Interior
Incredible courtyard with trees and gravel and CLASS. Design by Franchesca Watson, found via Desire to Inspire
25 Modern Architectural Designs
I love indoor/outdoor spaces for work, good for your heart and mind, good for the work.
Annie Residence. South Congress Ave. Downtown Austin Modern Home | by Bercy Chen Studio LP
This lay-out with an enclosed courtyard in a more traditional style.
Max & Karstan | Apartment 6 Reveal 2 | CourtyardThe Block Shop - Channel 9
Craigatin House, Pitlochry Bed and Breakfast - fabulous extension