Backyard pools are a staple for any relaxing Summer. And with the right designs and architecture, a pool can also be the ultimate eye candy to complement your home.
Here are five pool designs that are sure to make a splash this Summer:
Designer: Ike Kligerman Barkley
Project: Compound in the Dunes
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean this poolhouse gives a contemporary spin to nineteenth-century Shingle Style Design. Photographed by Peter Aaron.
Project: Balance Hill
Situated on a dramatic hillside terrace, high above the LA basin, the house’s architecture expresses anchoring, bridging, and progressive transparency as it emerges from the hill and reaches out to claim stunning scenery. Photographed by Manolo Langis.
Designer: Alison Pickart
This is actually Alison Pickart’s home. A 1930’s cottage in Ross, CA incorporates traditional elements with a bright, saturated color palette. Photographed by Aaron Leitz.
Designer: Tom Stringer Design Partners
John Cialone of Tom Stringer Design Partners designed this 9,700 square foot home with a 5,900 square foot guest house. This home is located in the Palm Beach Polo & Country Club. Photographed by Jorge Gera.
Designer: Jeffrey Dungan
Located in the beach town of WaterSound Jeff Got to experiment a lot in many areas and wrapped the house around a small courtyard and pool, this element was part of a focal point of the pool and formed a privacy wall along with the flanking pergolas.
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