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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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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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Swimming Pools

From HGTV

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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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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INGROUND SWIMMING POOL DESIGNS IDEAS

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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