Swimming Pools with Dream Views: World of Pool Designs
Picking any view from around the world to be your backyard swimming pool, where would you go? From forests to oceans, and even rolling hill of vineyards. Heres an amazing tour of scenic swimming pools around the world. In countries like Italy, France, Australia, United States and many more, there are breath taking views.
This pool is a custom-blended black quartz finish, with deep waters, the dark colors bring the heat to the water to save money on heating. Taking place in North Vancouver with a waterfall and patio around this spectacular view and backyard oasis. The homeowners got an infinity pool to swim in while looking out over Horseshoe bay.
A french pool looks as if it flows right into the beach. It has and access door near the pool to the beach and is shared by a couple and their kids when on vacation. The long, narrow pool consists of three- levels in neutral and natural colors. “I imagined a three-story half-buried house, stretching out as a linear progression toward the sea,” Pyra says. “The swimming pool is at the end of the architectural composition.”
This pool is built amongst the cold climate of Sweden and is only used during the summer months. When the weather is warm and sunny, the family is able to swim in their elevated pool, giving off the feeling of floating among the trees. In building, the pool was constructed around hard rock, which had to be dynamited out. The pool is concrete lined and has decking from larch wood.
Moving their vacation spot from Italy to Denver, these homeowners took 100 acres of land in the rocky mountains. They recreated an Italian village and a garden path to a beautiful pool over looking the beautiful rocky mountains.
A natural pool joins with a contemporary home built in the mountain of northern Italy. This pool doesn’t require any type of mechanical system. Purification is done simply by an assortment of tanks filled with sand and plants that are able to filter the water. The pool is made from concrete and has decking made out of Larch wood that came from the forest by the homeowners. This pool is on the boundary line that looks over the Gruppo di Tessa mountains.
Miss Traci Cavender knows a thing or two about the outdoors. When she designed her her backyard pool on the steep hills of Austin, Texas she knew she wanted to create something spectacular. Traci was looking into not only swimming in this pool but also wanted a garden. She wants to cook and host parties. A terraced design was formed, with a zero-edge pool, a pool house with a kitchen and rooftop garden. Traci also incorporated having a swim-up bar, it seats 3 people and allows Traci to step away into the pool house and serve food to her guests.
A country house in the middle of a forest near Moscow, Russia. These homeowners want a pool but insist that the trees be saved during construction, and the building shape curved around them. The winters in Russia are very cold, they fall to -22 degrees Fahrenheit. Therefore the pool is located inside. The room also has two levels of windows. panoramic views are visible from the pool and promenade on the upper bridge, which also connects to rooms on the second floor. A whirlpool tub is also in the pool area.
A new approach to swimming pools with this one located in Tokyo, Japan. This pool connects to an apartment complex called the Dancing trees. There is a mirror at one end of the pool to create an effect of continuous universe. The location is quite peaceful and the surroundings give a contemplative quality.
This pool built on a hilltop overseeing one of Australia’s best views at Palm Beach. Designer, Justin Long, is put to the test, he has to build a lap swimming pool while staying within a certain amount of space, to not impede the beaches amazing view and not be a distraction from the beach below. The designers put a garden bed on the hill below to block view to the pool. Not having to put up a view-blocking fence the designers built a bamboo day bed for the owners to lay out on, a shaded relaxing place for the end of their swim.
A house located on the coast of Denmark, the homeowners wanted to modernize their home but keep some of the existing style. the house reflects light, which is convenient because Denmark doesn’t have a ton of sunlight throughout the year. The rectangular pool and clear blue waters bring to mind the david Hockney painting A Bigger Splash. It’s rare to have a Denmark pool due to the cold climate and high water cost, but that’s what makes this pool so unique.
A house built on a sloped property near lake Yamanaka with a compact pool. The homeowners use this pool across from where the dining table is to sit back and relax. Not only swimming and soaking in the spa but eating and drinking poolside. With a cold climate outside, the indoor pool can be heated with the rest of the house. Along with their spectacular view of Mt. Fuji.
A homeowner with the idea of more length than width. This pool located in southern Germany is used for lap swimming so length didn’t matter so much. With the pool being hillside it was a challenge to install anyway. In the background is a place known as the Neoclassical Mausoleum designed in the 19th century and some say it’s the most romantic spot in Baden- Wurttemberg.