Build a pool - If you have the luxury of extra space indoors, build a swimming pool or pools. There is no better exercise than doing laps early morning or after hours. It’s a great place for the family to come together for a workout as well. If an outdoor pool is a challenge, check out these indoor pools.
The owners of this Oregon house want a pool room that is relaxing and consistent with the home’s mid-century modern aesthetic. Exposed pipes, unappealing columns and clinical-white walls give the indoor pool a vibe that was more utilitarian than inviting.
This striking indoor pool is fit for the Roman gods, complete with blue mosaic tile and round columns. Stairs descend on both sides of a raised hot tub, conveniently incorporated into the pool's design.
The grid pattern of a decorative ceiling treatment is mimicked in the geometric lines of the tile and windows in this contemporary indoor pool space in Reno. Walls of glass connect the home's living and entertaining spaces, and connect the home to its seven-acre property in Reno, Nevada.
Terra cotta floors wrap around the swimming pool, complementing the villa's Mediterranean style. Meanwhile, two archways lead to the dressing rooms, bathrooms, atriums and kitchen that comprise the ground level.
Fieldwork Design & Architecture transform the pool room into a zen retreat by ensconcing the room, floor to ceiling, in Western Red Cedar and slate tile. The sliding glass doors are replaced with a 32-foot wide single sliding door to create a seamless portal to the verdant outdoors. An unfinished utility area is converted into a wine cellar and changing room.
This stunning Florida home features an inviting, covered pool with blue-tiled hot tub and two water features. Travertine stone tiles surround the pool, while lush landscaping keeps the pool feeling private.