Riding the Tides (25 years of WaterShapes)

Since its debut in February 1999 as an innovative print magazine, WaterShapes has spent the past 25 years exploring the art and science of water – and the oceans of ...

Cold-Weather Tile Installation

When you consider the long-term environmental exposure every pool tile installation endures, Amy Denny explains that it merits elevating installation methods, setting materials, ...

Roman Aqueducts: Masterworks of Classic Engineering

The aqueducts it built stand as enduring symbols of the ingenuity and engineering prowess of the Roman Empire. They are among the world’s most historically significant and ...

Diamond Pools & Spas
Diamond Pools & Spas

Mythic Beauty

Her name is Kópakonan, but she is also known as “The Seal Wife,” a mythical figure known as a “selkie.” Immortalized in Nordic legend, a stunning ...

Mosaics of Experience

What started out as an Italy trip devoted to the pursuit of fine food and wine, Lea and George Frederick, wound up deeply imbibing in the world of mosaic art at a remarkable ...

Portland Limestone Cement (an impactful change)

The introduction of Portland Limestone Cement (PLC) is intended to dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of concrete production. That good intention may, however, come with ...

Fine Points: Sizing Equipment Areas

Setting up equipment areas for efficiency and serviceability stands as one of the top priorities during the planning and construction process, explains Kevin Cobabe. Getting it ...

Steps to a View

Unfolding during the heart of the pandemic, this beautiful remodel in the fabled Hollywood Hills gave JC Escudero an opportunity to work his renovation magic in a truly ...

Turning to Revit

As design and construction become ever more dependent on sharing accurate information among project team members, the Revit platform has come to represent the state-of-the-art in ...

AquaStar Introduces New Line of Valves & Actuators

AquaStar Pool Products, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of a new product category with the introduction of FlowStar valves and actuators. The line includes two- ...

Low-Profile Pool Enclosures

Pool & Spa Enclosure offers the Corona pool enclosure, the company’s least expensive model, designed as the ideal solution for customers who want to protect their views ...

Classic Liner Design from Poolside by CGT

Poolside by CGT now offers a new vinyl pool liner design that combines a stylish tile border with a complementary wall and floor pattern. New ‘Water Street’ ...