apparently in south africa they call these firepit/seat combinations 'bomas'.this one is beautiful. I love how the fire pit dips into the ground with seating all around.
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Sunken deck and fire pit. We might use some of these ideas if we tier the yard. Seating on tiers around a firepit.
Very cool fire pit design!
Sunken fire pit idea, contains heat. needs drainage/cover for rain
A Goldworthy Garden Installation By Nathan Burkett - we would like the sunken firepit area as suggested, but thought the herringbone aspect was unusual and rather nice.
Could have a sunken firepit seating area off main deck to transition to lower backyard
Vergola Roofing, Fire pit and Sunken Seating - Curtains on side