This is what we can do for walkout instead of a cement landing and staircase built directly over a basement window (the stupidest design decision EVER! Perforated metal would be the perfect replacement to let light into the basement.
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California. The residents often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt. Courtesy of: Coral von Zumwalt