A pergola can stand on its own, but it can also work well with another outdoor structure such as a patio or deck. Its placement can help delineate traffic or use zones, such as a seating area. This pergola design designates a lounge area and incorporates
//outdoor covered patio, covered stamped concrete patio with surrounding rock wall - patio door is about 3 feet off the ground. We had a deck that had four steps up. We brought in a lot of dirt and built it up.