Tuesday, 18 April 2017 09:01

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 09:58

Pool Design and Race Performance

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

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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, 06 February 2017 08:50

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, 03 February 2017 08:16

Swimming Pool Designs (VIDEO)

Best Swimming Pool Designs for Home • Interior Design

From Home Design Ideas via Youtube

Looking at completed pictures of projects is a great way to spur on the design process.  This video from Home Design Ideas on Youtube presents a video of completed projects that showcase creative ideas for swimming pools and integration into the overall landscape design.  Going from the traditional to the modern, this video should give the homeowner a great start towards finding the perfect design for their own home.

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017 09:33

Awesome pool design ideas

Awesome pool design idea

From Small Home Design Ideas on You Tube

Small Home Design Ideas has put together a video set to music that showcases some of the world's most beautiful swimming pools.  It is a unique presentation, and one that should be seen for those contemplating designing their own backyard paradise.

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Monday, 23 January 2017 08:27

Custom Swimming Pools

11 OVER-THE-TOP POOLS THAT WILL MAKE YOU LONG FOR SUMMER

From Elle Decor

We are firmly into the depths of Winter, which means dreary, short, chillly days for most of the Country.  Some folks may want to find solace by looking at pictures that harken them back to what seems like an eternity ago:  Summer.  This post from Elle Decor has just the prescription for one's Winter blues:  This post consisting of fabulous, custom swimming pools.  Remember, Summer is just a few short months away!

 

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Friday, 20 January 2017 08:47

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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Thursday, 19 January 2017 09:25

Custom Swimming Pools

19 Spectacular Pools From Around the Globe

From Houzz

With over 40 Million users worldwide, Houzz is the website that everyone goes to when looking to do a home improvement or design project.  The ability to view and keep spectacular photos in an ideabook, save them for later, and incorporate those features on one's own design has been an invaluable tool for a good percentage of the world's population.  This post, which features a pool by Platinum Pools, highlights some incredible pools that include infinity edges, oceanside vistas, and other luxurious features and amenities that will inspire.

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These incredible infinity pools, heavenly oceanside pools and luxurious lap pools around the world have unmatched allure. Take a dip

A well-designed swimming pool is the liquid centrepiece of your home and can turn your backyard into a decadent escape. Whether you prefer to lounge poolside, dip your toes before diving in or cannonball your way to the centre with panache, the images below are sure to have you dreaming of chlorinated, saltwater or natural water pools. Let’s suspend reality for a few minutes and imagine that we’re looking out into the gorgeous waters of the pools below.

This pool is the azure jewel of a villa that overlooks neighbouring islands in the Caribbean. Although the cabanas draped in yellow fabric and the lounges look inviting, I’d probably spend all of my time in the water looking out into the horizon at sunset. No music, no reading material, no phones — just water all around.

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:50

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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Friday, 06 January 2017 08:29

Swimming Pool Design Pictures

30+ Beautiful Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip In

From infinity pools to an English garden-inspired design, these incredible water features make a splash.

From House Beautiful

From Infinity Edge pools to amazing water and fire features, the modern swimming pool design is truly something to behold.  Skilled designers incorporate exotic materials and advanced hydraulics to bring breathtaking designs to fruition.  This post from House Beautiful showcases some of the most amazing swimming pool designs from around the world.  

 

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