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This part of the courtyard floor which is decorative concrete is the main usable area. The outdoor fireplace, wall fountain, sitting area, shade awning, and outdoor kitchen cooking area are all placed here.
Any of these elements alone would draw people out to use and enjoy them. However, the finishing touch of placing the decorative outdoor furniture and chairs here says this is the place to hang out.
While this part of the courtyard design is part of the entire garden, it is set apart as its own room because of all the elements used. All courtyard design elements combined along with the decorative concrete floor, this area has created a focal point.