New York–based architect Matthew Baird made his name working for Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. Now out on his own, he is especially good with outdoor rooms, such as this townhouse project in the Meatpacking District. To see more of his work, go to bairdarchitects.com.
Below: A rooftop fireplace, a rarity in Manhattan.
Below: A built in Wolf barbecue from the same project.
Below: a pool with outdoor lounge.
Below: An outdoor shower in a country house.