throw up 4 wood posts; use heavy duty wire to connect and thread fabric or curtains from each one thus creating a "wall" around the patio space. Also softens up the area and allows for a more relaxing atmosphere in downtown Columbia. Back porch idea
Turnaround House by Architecture Architecture opens onto a courtyard. architects designed the living and kitchen space as a social area with benches in the windows providing seats where guests can sit facing inside or outside.