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Extreme Swimming Pools
If you are just looking for beautiful and inventive swimming pools, you have come to the right place. This article showcases some of the most beautiful swimming pools in the world. There are natural wonders in the world and then there are man-made wonders that offer a tribute to the artistic creativity and engineering genius of mankind. These pools are exceptional in every way and they all share one item in common - they are both functional and beautiful and truly are marvel to behold.
Stay tuned and you will see photos of 9 of the most amazing swimming pools in the world - from the largest in Chile to the longest swimming pool in Taiwan to a swimming pool shaped similar to a guitar to the amazing clear balcony swimming pools atop a skyscraper in Mumbai (my personal favorite although it is a little scary to imagine swimming in that and being able to peer over the skyline) to a swimming pool on the edge on a skyscraper in Dallas.
Of course, our article would not be complete without giving tribute to reclamation and taking care of our environment. If you value our environment and love swimming, you will appreciate the reclaimed swimming pool in Germany. Leave it to the German engineers to reinvent a massive structure into something useful and beautiful.
All this and a fun poll at the end to hear your thoughts about which swimming pool most appeals to you.
Famous Quotes on Swimming
"Swimming pools offer one of the easiest exercise programs on earth."
Author's Opinion - Sad State to See Swimming Pools Empty
The beauty of the swimming pool is often heralded by resorts and hotels and yet sadly less than 35% of the population is trained in swimming.
It is sad state to see a swimming pool idol.
The beauty of the swimming is magnified when swimmers are in the pool smiling and enjoying the many physical benefits of the water.
A swimming pool should be appreciated for more than just their beauty. For you see, the swimming pool offers one of the easiest exercise programs on earth.
The water offers a unique environment that our human body loves - less impact upon our joints, easier on our heart and simply more fun for our mind and soul.
Engineering Wonders of the World - Swimming Pools from Around the Globe
While this is not a comprehensive listing, it is a great start on some engineering wonders around the world for swimming pools. We will explore:
- The largest swimming pool on earth in Chile - Guinness Book Certified
- The longest swimming pool in Taiwan overlooking Sun Moon Lake
- A guitar shaped swimming pool*
- A series of balconies with swimming pools along the edge in Mumbai
- A protruding swimming pool on a skyscraper in Dallas Texas
- A reclaimed swimming pool in Germany
- A luxurious swimming pool in South Africa
*PS If you know the location of this swimming pool - I presume it is in the United States, I would like to add the city and state.
Amazing Swimming Pools from Around the Globe
Built by William Randolph Hearst and built in the decor of the Romans, this is perhaps the world's most photographed swimming pool.
The location boasts the largest swimming pool in the southern hemisphere.It is the size of seven Olympian pools.
This swimming pool is in a hotel called Hotel Elan and literally extends beyond the boundaries of this skyscraper in Dallas, Texas. A pool on an edge.
This swimming pool is the largest in the world and built right next to the Pacific Ocean in Chile.
This is the most amazing set of swimming pools. A set of swimming pools on a skyscraper in Mumbai with perfect symmetry.
This is the site of a swimming pool that has been crafted from recycled materials. It is the only reclaimed swimming in this article.
Most Photographed Swimming Pool - Hearst Castle California
Hayman Island Largest Swimming Pool in the Southern Hemisphere
Lalu Taiwan Over Looking Sun Moon Lake
Dallas TX - Swimming Pool on the Edge
Biggest Swimming Pool in the World - Chile
Largest Swimming Pool in the World - Chile Again with a Birds Eye View
Chile's Swimming Pool Statistics
- 115 fee deep
- 1000 yards long
- 20 acres (yes, that is correct not a typo!)
- 250,000 cubit meters of water
World's Largest Swimming Pool
Benefits of Crystal Technology to Large Swimming Pools
- 100 times less chemical use
- 10 times less water used
- Drastic reduction in C02 emissions
- Lower construction costs
- Lower maintenance costs
- Kinder to our environment
"It works by using special sensors in the pool that monitor pH levels and inject chemicals automatically to maintain the required balance.
“Normal pools use large quantities of chlorine to keep them clean, we don’t do that,” said Eduardo Klein."
Read more: Bellenews.com
Crystal Lagoons Technology - New Technology for Large Scale Swimming Pools
Imagine an unlimited sized lagoon with pristine turquoise blue waters? The impossible is now possible with new technology developed by Crystal Lagoons.
This technology was first developed by Fernando Fischmann, a biochemist from Chile, and used successfully to build the Guinness Book of World Record's largest swimming pool. The vision clean water and warm water designed specifically for swimming outdoors and crafted next to the coast. Mother Nature's lagoon made better, cleaner and warmer.
Mr. Fischmann's patented technology now brings large bodies of water to the coastal edge designed specifically for the comfort of the swimmer.
Fischmann's technology serves to collect ocean water and transform it and maintain it in a pristine turquoise color. If the color doesn't invite you to swim, the other advantage is its warmth - almost 79 degrees.
Prior to Fischmann's technology the amount of waste and chemicals needed for large scale lagoons for swimming was deemed impossible. This technology was donated to Babson College, Wellesley, Massachuetes in the United States and also was engaged for the construction of the ..... in Dubai.
Cargo Barge Ship Turned Into Swimming Pool - Germany
My father as German and one of the best engineers in the world so I am very biased about German ingenuity and engineering talent. So it comes as no surprise to me that in Berlin, Germany there is an old barge or industrial ship dedicated to cargo that has been re-engineered, re-design or as the eco-friendly terms herald has been re-purposed into a swimming pool.
Reshaping and re-purposing a ship into a swimming pool I would hope would become a more common occurrence around the world. This to me is an award winning idea that is deserving of note and replication.
Bathing Ship Pool
Badeschiff is an old barge or cargo container that has been converted into a public swimming pool in Berlin, Germany. [link]
Reclaimed Battleship Turned Into Public Swimming Pool in Germany
Mumbai Swimming Pool
Guitar Shaped Swimming Pool
You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.
Edwin Louis Cole
South Africa Luxury Swimming Pool and Spa
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Ultra Modern Swimming Pool with An Edge
What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
Exceptional Experience for Your Body Mind and Soul
Swimming pools are more than architectural wonders, they offer experiences that your body remembers and your spirit enjoys recalling.
Changing lives starts with new experiences and new appreciations. The purpose of this article is more than just visual, it is a plea for recognizing just as these structures are exceptional, all swimming pools offer an exceptional experience for your mind and soul.