Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados is driving this jaw-dropping structure, exactly where the client asked for a swimming pool *inside* his condominium in Brazil. The glass-enclosed pool offers a focal position and loads of enjoyment for those hanging out in the double-peak living room.

looking down at an elevated swimming pool on a modern deck built over the ocean

Photograph: © Dusit Global

When leaning in the direction of the minimalist side, this is a pool many of us desire about – a non-public retreat overlooking the crystal apparent aquamarine drinking water of the Maldives. With the extra stairs top down to the ocean, the Dusit Thani Maldives resort screams pure bliss.

backyard view of an elongated concrete pool that juts out from the earth with a glass panel at the end

Image: Juan Solano

Positioned in Lima, Peru, this summer time residence, made by V.Oid Architecture, would make the most of the yard’s steep incline. The brain-blowing pool, built of concrete walls that jut out from the earth, comes finish with a glass panel at the conclusion for added drama.

backyard of modern house with side view of elongated swimming pool

Image: Cristopher Nolasco

This Bel Air home, built by Paul McClean, boasts city sights of Westwood when remaining surrounded by thick vegetation, supplying the sensation of privacy and peace. The back again of the dwelling is enclosed in glass offering sights of the pool and surrounding landscape from every single home. PS. The household was lately on the marketplace for $41 million. Can you wrap your head close to that?!

exterior backyard view of modern house with elevated modern pool

Photo: Oriol Tarrida

Situated in Miami Beach, this villa by Doo Architecture features a modern infinity swimming pool with a black stone perimeter that disappears. The again of the home opens up to the bordering patio that flows ideal into the fashionable pool.

outside view of modern home with elongated pool that extends out from a covered patio

Photograph: Jake Holt

Ravel Architecture intended this residence in Austin, Texas with a entire-dimensions lap pool that bisects the household involving the private and pubic areas. Owing to the demanding good deal, the only way to accommodate the length of the pool was to establish it into what normally would have been the interior of the residence.

exterior of white concrete modern home with cantilevered pool hanging over it

Picture: Jan Bitter

Wiel Arets’ Jellyfish House consists of a quite exceptional swimming pool – a cantilevered, rooftop pool with a glass base. The blueness of the h2o contrasts the starkness of the white monolithic layout of the household when generating a dreamy, at any time-evolving clearly show one particular can appreciate watching from an outside patio or from the kitchen within.

outdoor view of modern home's backyard with pool overlooking city

Photograph: Jeremy Bittermann and Roger Davies

This minimalist pool resides in the backyard of a mid-century fashionable household in Beverly Hills’ Trousdale Estates. Made by Kovac Layout Studio, this pool feels like an extension of the indoors with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that disappear, main straight to the outside patio. The extended, cantilevered roof elevates the indoor/outside stream when framing sights of Los Angeles.

exterior of modern house in Cape Town looking at dark blue swimming pool looking out to greenery

Photo: Adam Letch & Micky Hoyle

With sprawling sights of Cape Town, South Africa, this residence by SAOTA characteristics an inverted pyramid roof to allow for clerestory windows that open up elevated sight traces. Spanning a few floors, the home’s center level extends our with a terrace and deep blue infinity pool that hangs among the lush greenery.

Back exterior view of mansion in Hamptons with glass exterior walls and massive pool

Image: Barnes Coy Architecture

If you’d had a amazing $45 million previous year, you could have been the happy owner of this Barnes Coy oceanfront property in Wainscott, New York. The back of the home is outfitted with a 22-foot-substantial glass wall that provides panoramic views of the drinking water. Just out from that is a massive outside place that features an angular swimming pool with a Lautner edge. If the property appears common, it’s since it appeared in an episode of HBO’s Succession.

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