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Crooked Lane - Pool Renovation and Steel and Wood Arbor
Crooked Lane - Pool Renovation and Steel and Wood Arbor
David Rolston Landscape ArchitectsDavid Rolston Landscape Architects
New Cedar and Steel Arbor that tied the house in with a very large existing pool. Created shadows and some shade to bring down the water temperature in the blazing Texas Sun. David Rolston
A Passion for Repurposing - Head of the Harbor
A Passion for Repurposing - Head of the Harbor
Natalie Weinstein Design AssociatesNatalie Weinstein Design Associates
Mid-sized eclectic indoor brick and custom-shaped hot tub photo in New York
Lap Pool
Lap Pool
Owens Custom PoolsOwens Custom Pools
Stainless Steel / Gunite Hybrid Lap Swimming Pool with All Tile Floor with Retractable Enclosure
Inspiration for a mid-sized eclectic backyard tile and rectangular lap pool remodel in Other
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Pool Remodel
Pool Remodel
Exterior Worlds Landscaping & DesignExterior Worlds Landscaping & Design
The Berry family of Houston, Texas hired us to do swimming pool renovation in their backyard. The pool was badly in need of repair. Its surface, plaster, tile, and coping all needed reworking. The Berry’s had finally decided it was time to do something about this, so they contacted us to inquire about swimming pool restoration. We told them that we could certainly repair the damaged elements. After we took a closer look at the pool, however, we realized that more was required here than a cosmetic solution to wear and tear. Because of some serious design flaws, the aesthetic of the pool worked against surrounding landscape design. The rear portion of the pool was framed by architectural wall, and the water was surrounded by a brick and bluestone patio. The problem lay in the fact that the wall was too tall. It created a sense of separation from the remainder of the yard, and it obscured the view of a beautiful arbor that had been built beneath the trees behind the pool. It also hosted a contemporary-style, sheer-descent waterfall fountain that looked too modern for a traditional lawn and garden design. Restoring this wall to its proper relationship with the landscape would turn out to be one of the key elements to our swimming pool renovations work. We began by lowering the wall the wall so you could see the arbor and trees in the backyard more clearly. We also did away with the sheer-descent waterfall that clashed with surrounding backyard landscape design. We decided that a more traditional fountain would be more appropriate to the setting, and more aesthetically apropos if it complimented the brick and bluestone patio. To create this façade, we had to reconstruct the wall with bluestone columns rising up through the brick. These columns matched the bluestone in the patio, and added a stately form to the otherwise plain brick wall. Each column rose slightly higher than the top of the wall and was capped at the top. Thermal-finish weirs crafted in a flame detail jutted from under the capstones and poured water into the pool below. To draw greater emphasis to the pool itself as a body of water, we continued our swimming pool renovation with an expansion of the brick coping. This drew greater emphasis to the body of water within its form, and helps focus awareness on the tranquility created by the fountain. We also removed the outdated diving board and replaced it with a diving rock. This was safer and more attractive than the board. We also extended the entire pool and patio another 15 feet toward the right. This made the entire area a more relaxed and sweeping expanse of hardscape. While doing so, we expanded the brick coping around the pool from 8 inches to 12 inches. Because the spa had a rather unique shape, we decided to replace the coping here with custom brink interlace style that would fit its irregular design. Now that the swimming pool renovation itself was complete, we sought to extend the new sense of expansiveness into the rest of the yard. To accomplish this, we built a walkway out of bluestone stepping pads that ran across the surface of the water to the arbor on the other side of the fountain wall. This unique pathway created invitation to the world of the trees beyond the water’s edge, and counterbalanced the focal point of the pool area with the arbor as a secondary point of interest. We built a terrace and a dining area here so people could remain here in comfort for as long as they liked without having to run back to the patio or dash inside the kitchen for food and drinks.
Just pools and water features!!
Just pools and water features!!
LiquidscapesLiquidscapes
Howard Roberts
Inspiration for an eclectic pool remodel in New York
Swimming Pool with Patio and Landscaping
Swimming Pool with Patio and Landscaping
Minks Landscape Contractors, LLCMinks Landscape Contractors, LLC
Inspiration for an eclectic backyard stone and rectangular natural pool fountain remodel in Huntington
Old Central
Old Central
Bianchi DesignBianchi Design
The sweeping arc of this pool was set to celebrate the aged charisma of this 90 year old Chinaberry tree. Three still, gently bubbling low profile wok pots barely float above the water, barely casting their ripple across the surface. michaelwoodall.com
Water Features
Water Features
Poole's Stone and Garden, Inc.Poole's Stone and Garden, Inc.
Add rock or a water fall to your pool to give it a more natural look!
Pool - eclectic pool idea in DC Metro
Cord Shiflet Clarksville Treasure
Cord Shiflet Clarksville Treasure
Cord ShifletCord Shiflet
Inspiration for an eclectic stone pool remodel in Austin
Georgetown
Georgetown
Dennis Mayer - PhotographerDennis Mayer - Photographer
Dennis Mayer Photography
Example of an eclectic brick and custom-shaped pool design in San Francisco
Backyard spa, fireplace and bar
Backyard spa, fireplace and bar
JJ Hayden IncJJ Hayden Inc
The pool/spa is small enough that it can be kept to Jacuzzi temperatures in the winter yet large enough to feel as though it is a natural hot spring. Pennsylvania field stone was used to bring the colors deeper into the landscape surrounding the spa
Kirby
Kirby
California Pools & LandscapeCalifornia Pools & Landscape
Example of an eclectic pool design in Phoenix
San Pedro Outdoor Kitchen
San Pedro Outdoor Kitchen
Liquid Amber DesignsLiquid Amber Designs
Eclectic custom-shaped natural pool fountain photo in Orange County
Eclectic Pool
Eclectic Pool
Inspiration for an eclectic pool remodel in Dallas

Eclectic Pool Ideas

Ramsey, NJ Free Form Gunite Pool With Slide and Custom Cabana
Ramsey, NJ Free Form Gunite Pool With Slide and Custom Cabana
UserUser
Custom Gunite Pool with slide, waterfalls into pool, Cabana, Outdoor Kitchen. Designed and installed by Landscape Perceptions
Eclectic pool photo in New York
Old Florida River House
Old Florida River House
Pullman WestPullman West
Pool - eclectic pool idea in Orlando
Frontgate Oasis Pool & Beach Photo Challenge
Frontgate Oasis Pool & Beach Photo Challenge
FRONTGATEFRONTGATE
A recent customer photo submission for Frontgate's OASIS Pool & Beach Photo Challenge.
Inspiration for an eclectic pool remodel in Other
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