i made this patio to do laundry more than a few months ago and i believe it was a really good choice. the bricks are baked adobes over a sand bed and has multiple slopes in it to drain the water to the right spot. after two rainy months its still working well
in the bottom left is the laundry maching. the blue thing is a tarp covering my woodworking jointer. and on the right are bricks i am storing to extend the patio one day. the wires are to sun dry our laundry. one day i plan on using the same bricks to finish that ugly grey wall.