Outdoor "rooms" or "living spaces" have been fundamental terms used by landscape professionals for years. Recently however, the concept has grown in popularity among homeowners. Amid the growing costs associated with travel and vacationing away from home many homeowners are re-directing their resources to create new comfortable and useful spaces at their residence. Many of these spaces offer a full range of kitchen amenities including grills, sinks, refrigeration, food preparation and serving areas, and even wood fired pizza ovens. Outdoor fireplaces and firepits offered in wood or gas are being incorporated into many of these landscape projects. Here are a couple of ideas that may spark your imagination.