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A Look at Swimming Pools

The swelter of summer is just about upon us—beat the heat with this roundup of swimming pools from issues past.

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.
The dining area feels like an extension of the pool, with water channels on two sides.
The dining area feels like an extension of the pool, with water channels on two sides.
Apart from being visually stunning, the reflecting pool just outside of the living room also acts a sound barrier—the gurgling water cancels out traffic noise.
Apart from being visually stunning, the reflecting pool just outside of the living room also acts a sound barrier—the gurgling water cancels out traffic noise.
Dunlop demonstrates the deck’s secondary use: as a launching pad into the concrete plunge pool on the first floor.
Dunlop demonstrates the deck’s secondary use: as a launching pad into the concrete plunge pool on the first floor.
After months spent researching solutions to make her home’s fabric roof functional, Lisa Sette can finally relax.
After months spent researching solutions to make her home’s fabric roof functional, Lisa Sette can finally relax.
Groupings of succulents accent the home’s entry path and pool area.
Groupings of succulents accent the home’s entry path and pool area.
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.
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.