Garden bench built into rendered retaining wall. I like the way trees are also in the planter to create two layers, plus a narrow planting at foot of retaining wall and under garden seat. - Gardening And Patio
Here are some design notes when it comes to modern pergola designs. The most common pergola design is to have decorative and somewhat rounded ends on the beam. The easiest way of creating a more modern pergola is to do away with the decorative ends.