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The most amazing swimming pool in Twentieth Century

Let’s plunge into summer… Some images to refresh us !

Alvaro Siza, Pier Luigi Nervi, Peter Zumthor, Ricardo Bofill, Luis Barragán, Robert Mallet-Stevens… these great architects also designed swimming pools. The proof in pictures :


The swimming pool of the villa of Monte Mano in Sardaigne

Architect: Jacques Couëlle

Built: 1970



The swimming pool of Ostia Lido in Rome, Italy

Architect: Pier Luigi Nervi

Built: 1950



The swimming pool at Casa Das Canoas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Architect: Oscar Niemeyer

Built: 1953




The swimming pool of Leça da Palmeira in Portugal

Architect: Alvaro Siza

Built: 1966



The swimming pool of thermal Baths in Vals, Switzerland

Architect: Peter Zumthor

Built: 1993-1996



A private swimming pool in Catalonia

Architect: Ricardo Bofill

Built: 1977



The swimming pool of the Villa Cavrois in Croix, France

Architect: Robert Mallet-Stevens

Built: 1929-1932



The swimming pool of the Cuadra San Cristóbal in Los Clubes, Mexico

Architect: Luis Barragán

Built: 1964-1969

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