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February 1, 2013
The swelter of summer is just about upon us—beat the heat with this roundup of swimming pools from issues past.
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  Competitive swimmer Sydne Didier commissioned Austin Design Inc. to create a 102-foot-long pool house in a freestanding structure behind her Amherst, Massachusetts, house. Read the full article here.  Courtesy of David Stansbury.

    Competitive swimmer Sydne Didier commissioned Austin Design Inc. to create a 102-foot-long pool house in a freestanding structure behind her Amherst, Massachusetts, house. Read the full article here.

    Courtesy of David Stansbury.
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  Inside Carlos Delpin and Eneida Nuñez's renovated San Juan, Puerto Rico, residence, sunlight filters through a perforated ceiling and into a swimming pool in the living room. Read the whole article here.  Photo by Raimund Koch.

    Inside Carlos Delpin and Eneida Nuñez's renovated San Juan, Puerto Rico, residence, sunlight filters through a perforated ceiling and into a swimming pool in the living room. Read the whole article here.

    Photo by Raimund Koch.
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  When developer-turned-architect Jonathan Segal built his San Diego home, he made sure to install a reflecting pool just outside of the living room. In addition to being visually stunning, it also acts as a sound barrier—the gurgling water cancels out traffic noise. Read the whole article here.  Photo by Randi Berez.

    When developer-turned-architect Jonathan Segal built his San Diego home, he made sure to install a reflecting pool just outside of the living room. In addition to being visually stunning, it also acts as a sound barrier—the gurgling water cancels out traffic noise. Read the whole article here.

    Photo by Randi Berez.
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  Stefan Dunlop jumps off the deck of his Noosa, Australia, residence into the concrete plunge pool on the first floor. Read the full article here.  Photo by Richard Powers.

    Stefan Dunlop jumps off the deck of his Noosa, Australia, residence into the concrete plunge pool on the first floor. Read the full article here.

    Photo by Richard Powers.
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  Lisa Sette relaxes outside of her home in Phoenix, Arizona. Read the full article here.  Photo by Daniel Hennessy.

    Lisa Sette relaxes outside of her home in Phoenix, Arizona. Read the full article here.

    Photo by Daniel Hennessy.
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  At the Desert House, designed by Marmol Radziner in Desert Hot Springs, California, groupings of succulents accent the home’s entry path and pool area. Read the full article here.  Photo by Daniel Hennessy.

    At the Desert House, designed by Marmol Radziner in Desert Hot Springs, California, groupings of succulents accent the home’s entry path and pool area. Read the full article here.

    Photo by Daniel Hennessy.
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  Sophie and Colin enjoy their new pool, the only non-solar-powered portion of their home in Venice, California, created by their father, architect David Hertz. Read the full article here.  Photo by Misha Gravenor.

    Sophie and Colin enjoy their new pool, the only non-solar-powered portion of their home in Venice, California, created by their father, architect David Hertz. Read the full article here.

    Photo by Misha Gravenor.
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Competitive swimmer Sydne Didier commissioned Austin Design Inc. to create a 102-foot-long pool house in a freestanding structure behind her Amherst, Massachusetts, house.

Competitive swimmer Sydne Didier commissioned Austin Design Inc. to create a 102-foot-long pool house in a freestanding structure behind her Amherst, Massachusetts, house. Read the full article here.

Image courtesy of David Stansbury.

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