pools

MEC Pool Mosaics Make Swimming Splashier.

MEC Pool mosaics

So you’ve seen swimming pool mosaics before. Perhaps a dolphin, a sea turtle or a family of seahorses? Maybe it was a giant fleur de lis or some other element designed to add a regal touch. But if you’re going to add something to your pool other than chlorine, why not make it truly art. MEC Pool Mosaics has taken the swimming pool tile art to a new level with a range of custom glass mosaic pool designs. (more…)

Continue ReadingMEC Pool Mosaics Make Swimming Splashier.

The Liquidity House With Transparent Pool by Barnes Coy

liquidity house with transparent pool

Liquidity is the name given to this enormous 12,000 square foot house by Barnes Coy Architects. In addition to the sheer size and the giant panels of glass that make up the facades, the open deck and transparent swimming pool make the home truly distinct. (more…)

Continue ReadingThe Liquidity House With Transparent Pool by Barnes Coy

Casa Xólotl by Punto Arquitectonico: Renovated Romantic Rental

Casa Xólotl by Punto Arquitectonico

Mexican architecture firm Punto Arquitectonico renovated an old home in the historic center of Yucatan’s capital Merida and transformed it into Casa Xolotl, a beautifully designed romantic getaway you can rent for $220 a night through Airbnb. The home’s most compelling feature is the swimming pool area, created from a preexisting traditional cistern in the patio. (more…)

Continue ReadingCasa Xólotl by Punto Arquitectonico: Renovated Romantic Rental

At Casa Chico, It’s All About The Mosaic Wading Pool.

casa chico mosaic wading pool hero

Architects Parque Humano, the same firm behind this beautiful meditation sanctuary, also design homes, one of which has a specially designed water feature, a mosaic wading pool,  by two artists which is the highlight of the home. (more…)

Continue ReadingAt Casa Chico, It’s All About The Mosaic Wading Pool.

Cool, Clean and Pristine: Fran Silvestre’s Casa Hofmann

fran-silvestre-casa hoffman

If you’re familiar with the works of the Internationally-awarded Fran Silvestre Architecture and Design studio based in Valencia, Spain, you know that their homes are almost always imposing modern white concrete geometric structures with open interiors and sparkling swimming pools. This recently completed villa, the Hofmann House, is yet another one set in a beautiful landscape in Valencia with an extensive view of the sea. (more…)

Continue ReadingCool, Clean and Pristine: Fran Silvestre’s Casa Hofmann