More stories about Design/Construction

  • A Spray of Success

    Spraypads are continuing to gain in popularity. Here, designers and builders reveal keys to making them work.

  • Set in Stone

    A natural granite outcropping provides the perfect backdrop for this central Connecticut pool

  • Step by Step

    Tips for making pool entries as seamless as possible

  • Modern Day South

    A pictorial of a pool and waterfeature meant to capture the local architecture, incorporating Southern nature with modern style.

  • Fiberglass Pools Are Changing Direction

    Fiberglass projects get more elaborate as pools get smaller.

  • 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.