#32: Umbrellas
We spend so much time these days designing and building big, complicated projects with massive complementary outdoor kitchens and shade structures that I fear some of us have lost sight of the lighter, softer possibilities open to us as watershape designers and builders. That's one of the reasons I felt compelled to
#7: Beach Entry
I know they’ve been around for quite a while, but in our marketplace, beach entries are the latest thing these days – maybe hotter than ever before. The enthusiasm makes sense:  Beach entries give bathers a way to dip into the water and take up a spot in the pool or on a lounge chair without making a full commitment to getting soaked.  Better yet, we get a lot of sun in Texas, and these spaces can easily be rigged with umbrella stanchions – a cool