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    Huge mansion with indoor swimming pool hidden near Wales’ busiest seaside town

    If you’ve ever taken a trip to the seaside at one of Wales’ popular coastal resorts, it has probably included the experience of trying to find a parking space, rushing to find your own little stretch of sand on a crowded beach, and queuing for an ice cream or bag of chips. All part of a memorable day out beside the seaside. But around a coastal corner, it’s likely that every bustling beach has a quiet and hidden neighbour offering an island of idyllic living away from the noise and the visitors. READ MORE: The charming national park country estate visited by royalty is now for sale And Barry, fondly…

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    COVID-19 is driving a boom in demand for alternative swimming pools as people reinvest in their homes

    COVID-19 has sparked a boom in demand for swimming pools, and for some the quirkier the construction the better. Key points: COVID-19 has sparked a boom in demand for alternative pools From shipping containers to stock tanks, pools are being made from just about anything Restricted travel has meant homeowners are more inclined to reinvest in their properties  For decades pool styles have been fairly standardised, but now everything from shipping containers to stock tanks are being converted to use for a backyard swim. The pool industry has experienced unprecedented growth over the past two years due to COVID-19. “People are reinvesting in their homes; they’re making an oasis in their backyards,” Spiros Dassakis,…

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    City of Bristow Moves Forward on Plans for New Swimming Pool

    Folks in Bristow are starting to see changes to the city pool after a penny sales tax was passed in April of this year.  Half of the one-cent sales tax is going to build a new hospital and the other half is going to park improvements.  Big changes are coming to the city pool in the next two years and the city hopes it will bring more people to town. “This water park, it’s going to be more than just a pool,” said Mayor Rick Pinson. “It’s going to be a destination.”  The City of Bristow is continuing to move forward on plans for the new pool. Bristow voters passed the…

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    Tips on Choosing the Right Colour for Your Swimming Pool

    Tips on Choosing the Right Colour for Your Swimming Pool Casa Marina Lancheros / Giovanni Schettini Arquitectos. Image © Renzo Rebagliati Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/973612/tips-on-choosing-the-right-colour-for-your-swimming-pool It could be said that one of the main aspects to take into account when designing a swimming pool is the choice of colour for the coating. The light, the shadows, the depth, the environment and the elements that surround it are variables that directly affect the final tonality of the water. The effects of artificial and/or natural lighting also determine the final aesthetic, because if it’s located outdoors, reflecting the sky, it will create a different effect than if…

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    interior swimming pool by blockstudio emerges as a geometric addition to residence in russia

    blockstudio builds minimalist interior swimming pool in russia   family run architecture firm blockstudio has built an indoor swimming pool as an addition to a private residence in russia. for this project, the design strives to satisfy the client’s wish to have a clear and transparent outline of their property, while integrating contemporary materials  — glass and stainless steel. the resulting structure presents itself as a volume with clean, simple geometries, allowing residents to enjoy swimming all year round.  the biggest benefit of having an indoor swimming pool is that you can enjoy it year-round all images © ilya ivanov     clean architecture provides comfort & tranquility    the…

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    Corpus Christi’s Bill Witt Park on Southside is getting swimming pool

    Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the design of the proposed pool at Bill Witt Park is slated to be finished in late 2022. A previous version of this story stated an incorrect project timeline.  Corpus Christi’s District 5, known as the Southside, doesn’t have a public pool to serve the community.  That is slated to change in the coming years. The city has been working to construct a pool at Bill Witt Park, a city park located off Yorktown Boulevard, since it started planning its 2020 bond program.  Fall 2020, voters approved the City of Corpus Christi’s Bond 2020 Program of $75 million allocated for 42 projects. Roughly $1 million…

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    Revisiting new multi-million pound Halifax swimming pool design ‘not yet ruled in or out’

    Artist impression of the new Halifax swimming pool and leisure centre Calderdale Council’s new leisure centre, which will be built on the site of the existing one at North Bridge, Halifax, will include a new swimming pool to replace the old Halifax Swimming Pool at Skircoat Road, closed at the onset of the pandemic and which will not re-open as the authority says it is uneconomic to make the necessary repairs. However, Halifax Synchronised Swimming Club, which used the facility, have campaigned for the design to be redone as the new pool’s proposed dimensions will not be deep enough for them to use it. If the designs remain unaltered it…

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