August 14 2015 Table of Contents

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Sleek Form Sleek Form

Simple to the eye doesn’t mean easy to build, as this elegant installation shows. Read more

Backyard Transformation Backyard Transformation

Masters of Design winner Endless Spas ensured that the family’s spa wishes were fulfilled Read more

Line and Texture Line and Texture

Structured by expertly placed geometry, the yard captivates with contrast, elevation changes and a multitude of textural layers Read more

Modern Embrace Modern Embrace

The linear waterscape clings tightly to the home’s footprint to achieve a sum better than its parts Read more

Fine in Tile Fine in Tile

Balanced tile applied to the deck-on-deck construction adds elegance to this new home pool construction Read more

Minimalist Ideal Minimalist Ideal

A simple look meets cohesiveness with high-end materials and features in this project Read more

Award-winning Cedar Oasis Not Just for Hippies Award-winning Cedar Oasis Not Just for Hippies

Joseph Gordon Green designed a bamboo oasis around a cedar hot tub for his Masters of Design entry. Read more

Atlantic City Responds to Concerns Atlantic City Responds to Concerns

With recent headlines skewing negative, officials in the host city of a major pool and spa trade show aren't worried Read more

BioLab Parent Changes Hands BioLab Parent Changes Hands

Transaction is expected to continue KIK’s growth Read more

Conn. Passes Aboveground License Law Conn. Passes Aboveground License Law

An industry association amended a problematic first draft, considers the new law a 'victory' Read more

Warm Welcoming Warm Welcoming

A pool and spa hybrid shows what’s possible with vinyl Read more

Contemporary Cool Contemporary Cool

A designer enlivens a diminutive backyard with a stylish swimming pool and lounging space aplenty Read more

Margaritaville Margaritaville

An island-inspired gem sits at the foot of the Appalachians Read more

NPIRC Study Offers Hope for Drought While Restrictions Loom NPIRC Study Offers Hope for Drought While Restrictions Loom

The industry experiences victories and setbacks in the fight against drought restrictions. Read more

Louisiana Tightens Licensing Louisiana Tightens Licensing

Pool builders in the Bayou State must have a contractors license with the appropriate subclassificatioin Read more

Mystery In Blue Mystery In Blue

Dramatic tiled geometry and subtly falling water highlight elevation changes, material contrasts and a commissioned artwork. Read more

8-Person Spa Serves as Focal Point of Chicago Rooftop Retreat 8-Person Spa Serves as Focal Point of Chicago Rooftop Retreat

Masters of Design winner Chicago Roof Deck + Garden created a sleek outdoor room with a spa as the focal point Read more

Nation's First Public Natural Swimming Pool Opens Nation's First Public Natural Swimming Pool Opens

The Webber Park pool in Minneapolis is the first public natural swimming pool to open in the United States. Read more

Tech Accused of Equipment Theft Tech Accused of Equipment Theft

Pool service technician Mike Kolwicz of Maple Shade, N.J. has been accused of theft by several clients. Read more

Acculok introduces new seamless spa cover Acculok introduces new seamless spa cover

Acculock covers are seamless and built for hot tubs. Read more

Transport cleaning equipment with The Scamp from Aladdin Equipment Transport cleaning equipment with The Scamp from Aladdin Equipment

Aladdin Equipment Co.'s new The Scamp transports cleaning equipment to hard to reach pools and spas. Read more

Wireless Switch Controller offered by Harwil Wireless Switch Controller offered by Harwil

Harwil Corp. has a new wireless switch controller for swimming pool control. Read more

Hillside Spa Pops With Strong Geometric Design Hillside Spa Pops With Strong Geometric Design

Masters of Design winner Joseph Huettl created an elliptical spa design that offers hillside views. Read more

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