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Ten houses with water options to assist preserve cool on a sizzling day


In our newest lookbook we have collected 10 houses with water options to assist rest in heat climate, from an indoor reflective pool to a home perched on a pond.

Nothing is simpler than a water characteristic for imbuing an outside area with a way of calm and tranquility.

The examples listed under show a variety of various methods to introduce soothing aquatic visuals and sounds to a residential undertaking with out the necessity for a swimming pool.

That is the newest in our lookbooks collection, which supplies visible inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks showcasing houses with outside terraces, hearth pits and courtyards.


Beverly Hills villa
Photograph is by Gerhard Heusch

Beverly Hills villa, USA, by Heusch

Los Angeles structure studio Heusch renovated this mid-century Beverly Hills villa, which had been left to fall into disrepair.

As a part of the work, the structure studio uncovered this unique water characteristic on the entrance to the house made up of two shallow swimming pools mirroring each other by way of a glazed wall, one inside and one out.

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Small pools divide the interior of Portuguese house
Photograph is by João Morgado

Cork Timber Home, Portugal, by Trama Arquitetos

Small reflective swimming pools divide the 2 foremost volumes of this home perched on a hillside close to Braga, serving to to handle the location’s ambient temperature through the scorching summer time months.

“Visually it’s one thing that stands out as a result of it’s reflecting the rooms on a regular basis and since that brings the thought of life, nature and inexperienced areas actually by way of the home,” stated Bruno Leitão, co-founder of Trama Aquitetos.

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Mercer Island Modern by Garret Cord Werner in Washington state
Photograph is by Benjamin Benschneider

Mercer Island Fashionable, USA, by Garret Wire Werner

On the entrance to Mercer Island Fashionable, a residence in Seattle designed by Garret Wire Werner, is a reflective pond dominated by a rock sculpture linked to a lap pool and an infinity jacuzzi by two boarded bridges.

“The expertise of strolling as much as and…over water, each inside and out of doors of the house, creates a dramatic and tranquil feeling that one hardly ever experiences inside a residential constructing,” stated the studio.

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Volcanic rock near house
Photograph is by Laure Joliet/Douglas Friedman/Marion Brenner

Kua Bay Residence, USA, by Walker Warner Architects

This home, designed by Walker Warner Architects, sits on a Hawaiian mountainside amongst dramatic volcanic rock formations.

Shallow swimming pools run alongside elevated courtyards in conjunction with the constructing, forming a grotto-like terrace with the water supposed to imitate molten lava.

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Casa em Cotia by Una Arquitetos
Photograph is by Nelson Kon

Casa em Cotia, Brazil, by Una Arquitetos

A snaking pond winds its method round this concrete modernist home in São Paulo, designed by Una Arquitetos.

It undulates beneath a ramped walkway that connects separate volumes of the home, which have been positioned on totally different ranges in response to the sloped nature of the location.

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Delfino Lozano Guadalajara house
Photograph is by César Béjar

Guadalajara home, Mexico, by Delfino Lozano

Architect Delfino Lozano modernised this household dwelling on a good web site in Guadalajara by rearranging the dwelling areas so they give the impression of being onto a pair of brick-paved courtyards so as to convey gentle and air into the encompassing rooms.

The home’s unique fountain was retained within the smaller of the 2 patios, protruding from a tough, plastered boundary wall and offering a mild background burble for the neighbouring bed room.

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House surrounded by pond
Photograph is by Hiroyuki Oki

AM Home, Vietnam, by AmDesign Workplace, Time Architects and Inventive Architects

AM Home, designed by three younger architects and situated in a rural space of Vietnam‘s Lengthy An Province, opens out onto a big koi pond round two sides of the constructing.

A decking space accessed by a line of stepping stones is marooned on the pond, which is meant to assist the massive home merge with its lush environment.

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The Perch
Photograph is by Kevin Scott

The Perch, USA, by Chadbourne + Doss

Supposed to instil an “idealised ambiance of the Pacific Northwest” based on native structure studio Chadbourne + Doss, this courtyard lies on the centre of a home in Seattle.

The primary focus of the clearing is a mossy island bearing ferns, boulders and a tree, surrounded by a water characteristic that additionally has a walnut swing suspended above it.

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Water feature
Photograph is by Matthew Millman

Hawaiian villa, USA, by De Reus Architects

Guests to this villa on Hawaii’s Large Island, designed by US follow De Reus Architects, are greeted by a big water characteristic set inside a paved entry court docket.

Igneous rock boulders emerge from the zigzag-edged characteristic, whereas a fountain spouts from one of many home’s partitions.

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Sierra Fria house by JJRR Arquitectura
Photograph is by Nasser Malek Hernández

Casa Sierra Fría, Mexico, by JJRR/Arquitectura

One of many metal columns supporting the skinny concrete cover on the entrance of this dwelling in Mexico Metropolis drops down right into a black-bottomed shallow pool subsequent to the doorway door.

Mexican studio JJRR/Arquitectura additionally put in a dramatic sculpture on a plinth rising up from the water, its delicate look contrasting with the monolithic volcanic stone wall adjoining.

Discover out extra about Casa Sierra Fría ›

That is the newest in our lookbooks collection, which supplies visible inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks showcasing houses with outside terraces, hearth pits and courtyards.

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