Twisting by the pool

Sheltered from the elements, this courtyard offers another dimension to city living Read more

In exchange, a courtyard

Removing a large section of roofing from an old telephone exchange has created a warm, sheltered loggia and courtyard ideal for alfresco dining Read more

Liquid link

Homes look cohesive when complemented by pools that reflect their architectural style Read more

Creative solutions

It's easy to personalise your outdoor living areas and pool surrounds. The Peter Fell All Colour System offers numerous hard landscaping options Read more

Strong approach

Providing your home with a rock-solid exterior is easily achieved with Rox¢ natural stone systems from Original Stone Read more


A tricky site coupled with an unusual pool design was the challenge for La Playa Pools Read more

Peace of mind

Do you spend almost as much time maintaining your pool as you do using it? A Coverstar pool cover can help solve that problem Read more

Look to the east

A private outdoor extension of a master bedroom, this courtyard imparts a sense of order and a spirit of tranquillity and calm Read more

Line dance

Simple, sculptural forms found in both the hard landscaping and planting give this outdoor space a minimalist style Read more

Site specific

This home's contemporary pool provides contrast with a traditional front garden, and is oriented to provide a year-round feature Read more

Shimmer and shine

A glittering swimming pool in a landscaped setting can be the jewel in the crown. Transform the look and colour of your pool with a Quartzon render Read more

Shape shifter

Creatively shaped pools can be built on-site to echo the lines of your home Read more





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