231 Outdoor Large Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

A view of the villa from the edge of the pool.
The master bedroom's sliding glass doors open up to an outdoor terrace, garden, and the pool.
Paving with a jagged edge connects the living room to the pool in the northeast section.
Outdoor living is enhanced by a professionally landscaped yard on just over half an acre of land. This space also includes an Gunite pool, a mahogany deck patio, and an outdoor dining area.
Wilson used a series of operable wooden screens to mitigate the strong western light.
The cross-axis bridge is faced with full-height glazing to overlook views of the pond.
The entry foyer, perched on the pond’s west bank, opens to a long glazed walkway elevated above the water that leads to the main living spaces and bedrooms beyond.
Elements such as the wood joists, wood columns, concrete floors, and machinery from the original building were salvaged and incorporated into the living spaces of the new residence.
The wine cellar, infinity pool, Jacuzzi, and sauna have been located in the basement of the former factory.
The home opens up to, and connects with, the surrounding neighborhood.
The outdoor swimming pool is just steps from the comfort of the living spaces.
A full-height wall of glazing connects the poolside elements to the interior living spaces.
A large pool sits on the southwest side of the Planar House.
Tamara said she wanted to create a house that breathes, is full of light, and surrounded by nature.
On the lower level is a fully-glazed living and dining space that leads to an outdoor pool and terrace area.
A marble plinth filled with sand elevates the house, while also creating drywells to accept stormwater runoff.
The final, layered look of the pool and its surroundings—which mitigates a 30-inch drop from house to guesthouse—was completed in 2008.
The poured concrete foundation is clearly visible when viewing the back of the home.
Complemented by 5,600 square feet of outdoor space, the enclosed passage opens up to a central courtyard with a bocce court and a saltwater lap pool.
Butler Armsden placed the home on a poured-concrete platform, providing expansive views that reveal themselves only after passing through to the central courtyard of the house.
The deck rises up in sections to become sun loungers.
Above the garage, the sturdy concrete eaves support a pool and terrace on the upper level.
The third level can be totally opened up to fuse indoor and outdoor space.
As the facade of a Bates Masi-designed home in Water Mill, New York, rises from eight to 14 feet high, the mahogany planks subtly widen. “It was quite a demand to make of the contractor,” architect Paul Masi says. “But the design was so much about traveling through the site and weaving [the house] together with the deck.”
Located on Hawaii’s Big Island, the Lavaflow 1 - Robert Trickey House was designed by San Francisco-based architect, Craig Steely. Captured by architectural photographer Mike Kelley, this home and studio was built on hardened lava from the 1955 Kilauea eruption.
The 82-foot-long pool gets quite a lot of use by Jeff and Millie, and especially by the kids, who are both on the local swim team.
Gregory and Caryn Katz are dwarfed beneath the cantilevered concrete overhang, which houses the bedroom on the upper level. The stackable glass doors that run beneath allow the house to open completely to the yard and swimming pool, soften the severity of the concrete, and blur the boundary between indoors and out.
Dining with a Scandinavian touch: Archi dining chair combined with Carver table.
The pool feels as laterally finite as the house feels spacious—but the view goes up forever.
Behind the home, a glade facing northeast offers a protected outdoor oasis set within the rainforest ridge with a magnesium-filtered, above-ground pool.
The carport screen is dotted with different-size openings, some louvered.
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Austin, Texas
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Buenos Aires-based Estudio Ramos designs a concrete, wood, and iron stable that houses 44 prized horses and melds with the surrounding plains. 
In central Argentina, the province of La Pampa is dominated by vast, grassy plains whose fertile soil supports myriad farms and ranches. Stretching out in all directions, the flatlands resemble an ocean in its sheer horizontality. When professional polo player Nacho Figueras—a champion of the sport and a longtime Ralph Lauren model—enlisted architect Juan Ignacio Ramos of Estudio Ramos to build a stable for 44 polo horses, the architect was sure to incorporate the region’s meditative flatness into the design.
Frank Sinatra’s “Twin Palms” Estate
The home rests on a 40-acre property in Healdsburg, a quaint town in California's winemaking region.
A pool and outdoor lounge area that's shaded by trees.
A set of stairs leads up to the spacious roof for entertaining.
Like the interior, the exterior massing is a composition of overlapping rectilinear volumes and planes, albeit at a larger scale.
Long, low, sweeping lines and tilting planes create a strong connection to the desert ground.
Hitting the right combination of real estate ingredients; view, space, light, and pool, the house fit perfectly in the Casa plan.
The kitchen and living room open to a large pool.
The narrow, elongated pool with a vertical green wall can be seen from inside the apartment.
In addition to the beautiful setting, guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and swimming pool, and local activities such as golf and surfing.
The rooftop pool and bar lured us back to the hotel. We couldn’t wait to experience more mind-blowing views of the New York surround while laying poolside in the sun. It’s a perch that can’t be beat in terms of the eyeful you get, but the views are so epic they dwarf the already small three-feet-deep plunge pool that seemed to be there mostly for standing in while taking selfies. But our kids swam and splashed in the water while we ordered from the rooftop bar menu—a lobster roll, a hamburger, French fries with tarragon aioli, a Dark and Stormy and more than one glass of Quinn Vins de Pays des Maures Rose.

Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.