New Zealand's Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is about to kick off inspections of all residential swimming pools across the district.
The Victorian Government has announced the introduction of legislation to establish a register of swimming pools with new mandatory inspections, according to a recent media release.
While private natural swimming pools are becoming more commonplace, public natural pools are not. Is this 'first' about to change that?
ONESHOT 3D is a space configurator intended for hardscape professionals. The 3D simulation software allows the user to see immediately, in their own environment, their future hardscape project, such as pool, hot tub or garden.
Making a good impression during your first face-to-face encounter is more likely to win you the job and to lay the foundations for an ongoing relationship that generates referrals for your business long after the project is finished. Here is your five-step rapport-building routine in 90 seconds or less.
While in most cases to connect three pools to one pump and filter may not be the best thing to do, it is possible if certain conditions are met. The aim must be to get the same filtration or water turnover rate for each body of water.
TAFE Illawarra has taken out first place in the 2016 TAFE NSW Landscaping Challenge, building under the theme of 'Modern Australian Backyard', which took place at this year's annual Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Queensland-based Allan Cockerell has been offering specialist consulting engineering services on large public swimming pools and their water treatment plants for over 35 years. He is an advocate for better industry education on the dangers of disinfectant by-products in swimming pools.
Andrew Burges Architects has been announced as the winner of a national competition to design the Green Square Gunyama Park & Aquatic Centre. The design beat 143 other entries with a concept inspired by Sydney's beach pools.
With regards to your article 'Designing pools? Go back to school', this is the part where David Tisherman is completely wrong. Interesting article but when he gets to this part [about drawing by hand vs computer] it is very clear that any 3D virtual reality design will blow his colour pencils out of the water!
Listen up, pool builders: David Tisherman thinks you're not qualified to design pools. Read on to find out why the man who's known as the Frank Lloyd Wright of the pool industry believes pool builders need to go back to school.
In many instances, the slip resistance of a surface within an aquatic centre is not measured or compared with national standards until it is too late and an incident has occurred. Safe design and adequate slip-resistant flooring first starts with good specification practices.
When Out From The Blue landscape architects first viewed this site, their first reaction was that all outdoor spaces were unusable. The team overcame considerable obstacles to construct the in-ground spa and large garden area.