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Key elements of a contemporary home and pool house

Spring always feels like a time of celebration, but there is something palpably different about summer, a time when daily routines slow down. Our Spring/Summer 2016 issue captures the simple pleasures of summer, with ideas and inspiration on entertaining friends and family outdoors.

Announcing the return of Luxury Pools Pinnacle Awards, honoring the best in pool design and construction. We encourage all of the expert pool builders and designers from across the industry to enter our 2016 Pinnacle Awards. Nominations are open now through June 30, with winners announced in our Fall/Winter issue.

A process is underway to plan and implement this merger of equals.

oceanhomemag.com - A luxury garden and backyard is something that can enrich any home, and any homeowner fortunate to have a decent back yard space should be eager to utilize it. Boasting a quality outdoor space creates a new realm of possibility around the property. And the whole family can benefit, too. The biggest issue is knowing how to create that winning space. Follow these four tips below, and you’ll be completing that transformation as though you’ve been doing it for years.

Make It Personal

No great garden is complete without a winning deck or patio.

 

poolandpatio.about.com - Sure, a backyard swimming pool is enticing, but add the visual pop of color and promise of good times floating on a giant piece of food or goofing around with your friends, and it becomes almost irresistable. Another use: as a fun and glamorous prop for selfies and Instapics on social media sites and apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and VSCO.

Fill your pool or yard with a few of these inflatables, and get ready for an instant party and pictures. Who doesn't look adorable floating on a giant pink-frosted donut with sprinkles, or a big piece of pizza?

 

archdaily.com - Location

From the architect. This house was set according to the site´s contour lines, solar exposure and remarkable panoramic view, which led mainly to a one story house conceived by a “Z” shape floor plan.

We divided the program into three areas: Social, Private and Service. Each one occupying an independent volume due to the non-orthogonal angles in which the house is drawn, allowing us to accommodate the service sector at the site´s highest plot, as well as to face living-rooms, verandas and pool towards the view, lapping the bedrooms over the natural terrain slope in a manner to create a lower floor supported by slender columns.