If you're seeking inspiration for your next project, you'll want to check out these 11 award-winning outdoor spaces from BUILDER magazine, a sister publication to Pool & Spa News.

The areas runs the gamut, from an outdoor shower to pool houses and pavilions.

As Lauren Shanesy writes:

Over the past five years, BUILDER and CUSTOM HOME have recognized projects that feature seamless indoor/outdoor layouts and versatile outdoor living designs as part of the BUILDER's Choice and Watermark Awards. Luxurious exterior courtyards, stylish outdoor elements, and modern pool houses create the perfect backyard oasis in these public and private design projects.

Of particular note are the Somerset Pool House, the Story Pool House, the Hardy Porch/Pool Addition, and the Rappahannock Bend Summer House.

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