Tuesday, 18 April 2017 14:01

Glass Bottom Pool Is Insane

This Glass Bottom Sky Pool Is NOT For the Faint of Heart

From Twenty Two Words

Ever wonder what it is like to walk a tightrope 43 stories in the air?  The flying Wallendas know this feeling, but can anyone experience something similar?  Well, thanks to an amazing glass-bottom cantilevered sky pool in Houston, TX, this experience is virtually reachable by anyone willing to try.  The pool is an amazing engineering feat, but it is not for the faint of heart.

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Friday, 24 March 2017 14:58

Pool Design and Race Performance

Could the design of the pool in Rio be fueling Olympic swimming records?


Nine world or Olympic records have already fallen in Rio, but credit could belong to the architects’ design and technology of the pool and venue.

From Sports Illustrated

When one typically thinks about swimming pool design, one conjures up images of fire bowls, infinity edges, and water features.  In a commercial or competition swimming pool design arena, swimming pool design revolves around less aesthetic features and more performance enhancing features.  This post from Sports Illustrated discusses these performance enhancements like pool depth and competition gutters and how they affect the "fastness" of a competition pool.

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Monday, 13 February 2017 14:54

Swimming Pool Designs

Swimming Pools


Relax with these refreshing swimming pool design ideas & pictures.

Nothing gets the design juices flowing like pictures of finished projects.  This gallery from HGTV is a great way to start the process.  20 pictures of finished swimming pool and outdoor living projects are showcased and features like Chaise loungers, Grill Stations, and Outdoor Furniture are incorporated into some amazing vistas.

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Monday, 06 February 2017 14:50

Luxury Pool Designs

11 Luxurious Private Pools

From Architural Digest

From Infinity Edge pools to Columned Pavillions, from Belgium to Los Angeles, luxury swimming pool designs can be found around the world.  This post from Architectural Digest showcases 11 of them from around the world, showcasing the best of the best of skilled water artisans.

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Friday, 20 January 2017 14:47

Swimming Pool Design Ideas

Swimming Pool Design Ideas

From Zillow

One of the newer players in the home improvement market is Zillow Digs.  Usually thought of as a real estate listing marketplace, it is only natural that a website that has millions of real estate pictures will have amazing swimming pool shots.  This post has nearly 50,000 of them which can be sorted by Cost, Color, and Style.

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Wednesday, 18 January 2017 15:46

Swimming Pool Designs

Swimming Pool Designs

From Pinterest

Pinterest, the self named "World's catalog of ideas", is a means to save pictures and stories on a virtual corkboard for later reference.  With a projected user base of 200 Million by March of 2017, Pinterest is too large to ignore.  This board on pinterest is dedicated to amazing swimming pool designs.  If you are not yet on pinterest, this could be the catalyst for you to start saving pins of your favorite swimming pool designs to incorporate into your own backyard!

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:50

Pools on Houzz

209,013 Pool Design Photos

From Houzz

For people that are considering doing anything to their home, there is no website quite like Houzz.  Boasting over 40 Millions users to date, Houzz has rapidly become the main website to go when looking for design inspiration for every aspect of one's home.  This post is a compendium of over 200,000 swimming pool design pictures, some of which are guaranteed to be projects near your home.  

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Thursday, 12 January 2017 14:25

Swimming Pool Designs and Plans

Swimming Pool Design Plans Ideas Photo Gallery

From LouisFeedsDC

Sir Isaac Newton was known to have said, "If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants."  Referring to his ability to use prior knowledge and discover to further scientific thought, Newton realized that one person cannot make significant changes without gathering and utilizing what has come before.  This principle can also apply when planning a design, as taking prior innovations and techniques, as well as utilizing professional designs that have worked sublimely in other sites can be adapted to work in other individual locations.  It is in that spirit that we present this post from LouisFeedsDC showcasing swimming pool designs, as well as professional swimming pool design plans to inspire the next great swimming pool design.

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Wednesday, 04 January 2017 14:53

Swimming Pool Designs

Enchanting Pool With Modern Small Inground Pool For Yard House Designs Ideas For Awesome Swimming Pool Patio Design

From Decorating.pics

There is no better way to arrive at a design for a backyard living space than to look at completed project pictures.  It is unlikely, but not impossible, that one will see the exact design that they want for their own backyard.  Usually, certain elements are borrowed and incorporarted into a unique design that factors in grade changes, topography, and other natural obstructions and details.  This gallery from Decorating.pics provides some marvelous finished swimming pool pictures and landscapes to start this process.

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Thursday, 22 December 2016 15:10

In Ground Swimming Pools


From Smartrubix 

Whether one's taste leans to the traditional or one is dazzled by the clean lines of a modern home, there is one thing that all homeowners can agree upon:  looking at finished pictures of projects is the best way to find out what one likes.  Designing and building a swimming pool is very much the same thing, as looking at finished projects is the most efficient way to find out what designs and features will fit within one's tastes.  This post form Smartrubix presents a wonderful finished inground swimming pool gallery that runs the gammut of tastes from the modern to the traditional.

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