There is something wonderfully irreverent about carrying out one of life’s daily activities without a roof over your head; from rustic to modern, here are ten favorite outdoor kitchens where we would like to spend our summers cooking.
Above: In their remodel of a “dark and unpleasant inner-city terrace house” in a suburb of Sydney, Australia, architecture firm Benn + Penna introduced a kitchen addition that blurs the lines between indoors and out. See more in Architect Visit: An Indoor-Outdoor Kitchen in Sydney, Australia. Photograph courtesy of Benn + Penna Architecture. Above: An outdoor kitchen in Southhampton, New York designed by Maria Milans del Bosch. Photograph by Montse Zamorano. for more of this project, see Before & After: A Swimming Pool in the Hamptons, Inspired by Spain. Above: “From WWOO Outdoor Kitchens comes the perfect combination of stylish design and Dutch practicality,” writes Janet. “The company uses modular components to create kitchens that range from barely-beyond-basic to fully equipped. Add-ons might include a pizza oven, a steel fireplace, and a stainless firebox. WWOO Showrooms are located throughout the Netherlands, and in Paris, Stuttgart, and Prague.” Above: An open-air workstation in a covered walkway adjacent to the shop has a sink, countertop space, and simple shelving. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Gardenista. For more of this project, see Steal This Look: The Deconstructed Outdoor Kitchen. Above: In a Seattle outdoor kitchen, appliances include an Artisan gas grill, U-Line refrigerator, and Broan hood. For more, see Sleekness in Seattle: Modern Garden, Midcentury House. Photograph courtesy of Belathée Photography. Above: An outdoor kitchen by Onix Architects has a sturdy poured-in-place countertop and workspace. For more of this project, see Modern Family: A Tiny Garden Getaway in the Netherlands. Photography courtesy of Onix. Above: Hidden in an olive and oak grove on the slopes a small town of Vetulonia, Il Baciarino is located in what photographer Julia Speiss describes as a “non-touristy” part of Tuscany. For more of this project, see Il Baciarino: Off the Beaten Path in Tuscany on Remodelista. Photograph by Julia Spiess. Above: An outdoor kitchen in Sweden from Ikea; the wicker storage chest is the Byholma; $69.99.
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