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

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?

 

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.

 

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.

 

There is no better place to unwind and spend some time with friends and family than in a hot tub. With spring soon arriving, it’s the perfect time to relax the body and mind with a new hot tub, and with the rapid advancement of technology, the hot tub experience has become increasingly convenient and beneficial.

Now in it's 12th year, Luxury Pools magazine's Fall/Winter 2015 issue is on newsstands and available by subscription. See hundreds of beautiful pool photos from the world's top swimming pool builders and designers.

Diving Boards add punch to your swimming pool experience. There is a wide variety of diving boards available on the market...and then there are those that are made by Mikel Tube.

United Aqua Group, one of the nation’s largest organizations dedicated to the professional pool industry, has launched The Innovation Tank, a division that will finance cutting-edge ideas from inspiring entrepreneurs. Armed with ten million dollars, this fund seeks to champion ingenuity and expedite technological solutions within the pool industry.

On June 30 at 8 p.m., an extra second was added to the clock to account for a discrepancy between Earth's rotation and the atomic clock. We’ll take every additional second of summer that we can get, right?

To help toast this extra second of summer, here are 10 tropical concoctions from top mixologists -- perfect for summer cookouts, pool days and beach trips.

Now in it's 12th year, Luxury Pools magazine's Spring/Summer 2015 issue is on newsstands and available by subscription. See hundreds of beautiful pool photos from the world's top swimming pool builders and designers.