More stories about Design/Construction

  • Integrating Pool Perimeter Overflow Edge Techniques

    Three perimeter overflow edge techniques seamlessly integrate for a stunning pool project

  • Building Blocks

    With the economy struggling in recent years, architects, designers and contractors have continually searched for ways to make pool construction more economical.

  • Consummate Craftsman

    Jimmy Reed has worked with tile since he was a pre-teen helping his neighbor.

  • Nation's First "Natural" Public Swimming Pool

    After a century of renovations and updates, a Minneapolis park’s swimming hole will return to its freshwater origins and become the nation’s first “natural” public swimming pool.

  • Circulation from the Inside

    Pool builders can make large gains in energy efficiency with relatively small changes, including the placement of return fittings.

  • A Specialty Inlet

    For Skip Phillips, suction and return fittings not only were laced with safety and sanitation concerns, but he also didn’t like the way they interfered with the sleek look of his vessels.

  • Overflowing in Style

    It is always interesting to follow the design process on a project.

  • Beauty of the Edge

    When I was in my 20s, I wrote a novel and was fortunate enough to have it published.

  • Touring Pools with Steve Sargent

    Rebecca Robledo, design/construction editor of Pool & Spa News, recently enjoyed a ride-along with Steve Sargent, president of Elite Custom Pools in Lake Forest, Calif. Steve builds some of the most high-end pools in Orange County.

  • On the Road with Bryan Chrissan

    When I recently spent a hot summer day with Bryan Chrissan, owner of Clear Valley Pool and Spa in Murrieta, Calif., I thought I was prepared. Sunscreen: Check. Water bottles: Check.