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Patios and gardens play a crucial role in a project's planning and layout. In some instances, they serve as organizing elements while in others, they improve the quality of life in a space by providing light, ventilation, and a connection to the outdoors while maintaining the privacy of the inhabitants.  When a house is built with a party wall or on a narrow lot, a side patio is a good way to ensure the house has an outdoor space that also acts as a buffer between the house and the neighboring structures. In many cases, side patios can connect with other outdoor spaces around the house, creating an exterior expanse that not only adds space, but provides light and ventilation. Here, we'll take a look at 10 Latin American projects that highlight side patios and their role in enhancing a house's comfort and appeal.   View more View full description
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