More stories about Design/Construction

  • 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.

  • 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.