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There aren't many things more spectacular than lounging by the pool on a hot summer day.
Nothing better captures the perfect amalgamation of grandiose and grace than a well-designed pool. Take a look at these 6 bodies of water that will surely make you swoon, as much as you want to swim.
Though it channels Palm Springs vibes, this chic backyard is actually located in Calgary behind designer Paul Lavoie’s own home. See the rest of the space here.
This seemingly never-ending pool in the Okanagan captures the beauty of Infinity Pools: maximization and elegance.
Matt McLeod and Lisa Bovell’s West Vancouver masterpiece is an exercise of ingenuity, capitalizing on the nearby waters and the open skies to create a hypnotically clear pool.
This absolute gem by Richard Neutra is the sanctuary in the middle of Tarzana, California’s desert-like topography.
Here’s a sweeping view of the surroundings… so when can we move again?Check out more of Neutra’s work here.
Sometimes the understated power of restraint and simplicity can really accentuate the aesthetics of a pool—exhibit A: Arthur Erickson’s Eppich House.
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