34 Outdoor Swimming Pools, Tubs, Showers Concrete Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

Dunlop demonstrates the deck’s secondary use: as a launching pad into the concrete plunge pool on the first floor.
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.
Dining with a Scandinavian touch: Archi dining chair combined with Carver table.
Built in 1962, Steel House #4 is one of seven iconic, steel-and-glass prefab homes designed by Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison as part of an affordable solution for the masses. Homeowner Jay Longtin served as the general contractor and performed the majority of the remodel work, aside from the outdoor floors, concrete, and pool, which were done by Architectural Blue.
Natural light is a given in this home, since each major room features floor-to-ceiling glass panels and sliding doors that are all eight feet high.
Hitting the right combination of real estate ingredients; view, space, light, and pool, the house fit perfectly in the Casa plan.
The magnificent grounds provide ideal views of LA beyond.
The concrete wall echoes the curves of the pool’s portholes.
Swimming pool at rear yard
Rear facade, with maximum glazing and balconies to maximize daylight, views and social interaction.
Taking a break in the pool, and for the Summer at least, not missing Santa Monica!
Homeowners Erik and Kelli Petrik can open the wheel-hung, 10-foot-tall shutters on the second floor with the push of a handle.  The panels cost approximately  $75 per square foot to fabricate.
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Austin, Texas
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
“The owners envisioned a place that engaged with the outdoors while providing accommodating spaces for their off-season training for triathlons,” Flato notes. A 75-foot-long lap pool on the west end of the home comes in handy during practice.
Hog Pen Creek Retreat by Lake|Flato:
More than a home, this varied campus of structures in Austin is a retreat to get lost in. Another 2016 AIA award winner.
From the 1940s through the late 1960s, Arts & Architecture was  the unofficial headquarters of California’s nascent modernist movement. It spearheaded the Case Study House Program, which  produced some of America’s  greatest residences. VKG furniture was used for many of the houses, and appears in photos shot by Julius Shulman, as seen above.
The modern house responds to the local landscape in an exciting new way.
Wooden deck of the House at Los Cisnes at dawn. Concrete, Glass, Wood.
Seen from the guesthouse, the new home touches every corner of the property without overwhelming its natural beauty.
A double-sided fireplace serves as a way to unite the screened-in porch to the house’s main, open-plan living area.
Architect Burton Baldridge’s design for a house in Austin features a cantilevered upper volume with a gabled profile that was in part inspired by the work of Dutch architects MVRDV. It juts out over the patio, outfitted with chaise longues by Harbour Outdoor and Adirondack chairs by Loll.
The old barn's foundation, re-stacked by a local stonemason, was reused as a rustic retaining wall for the pool area. The property also came with a corn crib and blacksmith shop as old as the barn, seen behind the pool, which are both used for storage now. St. Tropez chaises from Kingsley-Bate line the pool.
Main view
Backyard

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.